Author Topic: Itunes Player  (Read 388 times)

KeroBlasterMaster (OP)

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Itunes Player
« on: June 06, 2016, 02:08:35 am »
whats up guys I have a trip coming up and it looks like Ill have downtime to jam to music and I was hoping to get my Z running my iTunes mac .AAC files by some drag and drop method If anyone has suggestions that would be appreciated and super 8) 8) 8) thanks!!

Ryvan

Re: Itunes Player
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2016, 02:58:49 pm »
The simplest solution to this is probably to convert the files to some other format, like MP3, FLAC, or OGG and then use an existing compatible player. You could use iTunes to convert, but then you'll have duplicates in your library, so it would probably be better to keep a separate folder and just point a conversion tool at your itunes library and convert whatever you want to listen to.

http://boards.dingoonity.org/gcw-releases/ffplay-media-player/ (FFPlay: can play FLAC)
http://boards.dingoonity.org/gcw-releases/gmu-music-player-for-gcw-zero/ (GMU: can play FLAC, OGG, MP3)

That said, you could simply keep your library in a more commonly playable format. I don't believe there is a version of VLC for the Zero, but that would be another route as VLC can play AAC afaik.

P.S.
You'd probably want to keep your music on the external sd card to conserve space on the internal and make it a bit easier to put files on.

congusbongus

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Re: Itunes Player
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2016, 12:57:41 am »
FFplay doesn't support AAC playback? That's surprising, if not it should be added as it's a very common format.

Ryvan

Re: Itunes Player
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2016, 05:58:11 am »
I assume ffmpeg does, but the forum post for ffplay doesn't specifically mention supporting it so... They said something about support for other file types and something about mine types and the file selector too, so maybe it does. I don't have FFplay on my zero and I don't have any music encoded in AAC.