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QuickView PCI sound driver! (Announce)

posted by roytam(R), 02.12.2014, 03:06

> > > Wow, I'm very pleasured that there appeared new sound driver PCI.SDR
> fo
> > QV
> > > by Ruslan Starodubov (14 November 2014) that plays nice on my SB
> Audigy2
> > > (EMU 10k2) and also on NTB with Analog Devices/ICH4 AC'97 :-)
> > > http://www.multimediaware.com/qv/snddrv/
> > > He also have on his site modified ZDoom and Timidity with extendend
> > sound
> > > support
> > > http://sound-dos.narod.ru/
> > > :hungry:
> >
> > I'm also stupendously happy with the new soundcard support! Quickview
> > worked very well with my little netbook with Realtech onboard sound. It
> > also is much faster on this little processor (Intel Atom 1.6 OC to 1.93
> > Ghz). Quickview plays .MP4 files with full sound at 640x480 while the
> > MPLAYER DOS port struggles to play the same mpeg4 files at 480x360
> > resolution (with sound) and no dropped frames.
> >
> > And, thanks for the info about Starodubov URL. I can now play classic
> Doom
> > in DOS with sound on this same Acer AOA250 netbook, which has been
> running
> > very well indeed as my tricked out DOS system... Also .MIDI files with
> the
> > 8mb wavetable files! Wow, it's almost 2015 and DOS is thriving and
> living
> > strong!
> >
> > I shall write Mr. Hesseler and inquire about how to get a version of
> > Quickview v2.60 compressed more efficiently with UPX --lzma
> --ultra-brute.
> > Perhaps he will reply, I hope so.
>
> Yes, it is amazing that QV now actually works with several AC97 or even HDA
> sound cards. It will be even better if it can play .RMVB videos too (and I
> have a bunch of such files).

> > I have found that here on my systems QV does not play well with QEMM
> > and I end up with a complete system crash requiring a cold reboot.
> > Therefore, I must do a bare boot or load EMM386 instead of QEMM
>
> Yes, he tried clean config. Also he got reply from author that QV use
> ffmpeg library and it was not tested on 386 compatability (as it is too
> slow for video anyway)

then that's weird, ffmpeg should have RMVB decoding capability.(since I urged Kostya to fix RV30/RV40 decoding bugs in libav/ffmpeg in 2012/2013)

 

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