[Idea]beardface's coverflow+ MPlayer= MPlayer coverflow with

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Dinoguy, May 20, 2009.

  1. Dinoguy
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    I was wondering how the old usb loader was like todays current MPlayer's, then a crazy idea struck me what if someone could add a few modifications to a loader(using beardface's as an example)to make the music/video file look for an img file of the exact same name, being as they have no ID.
    So basicly it'll be a MPlayer with images, if someone likes this idea enough it might even be a coverflow.
    Please don't flame this topic just politely say its a bad idea if necessary.
     
  2. Mark McDonut

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    I think it's cool and hopefully he'll notice, but why not send him a pm?
     
  3. joshed

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    i whole heartedly agree that the LOADER teams should mod their soucre so there are gui versions of wad manager and mplayer with the same style. i undestand this is alot of work, but i know it is possible
     
  4. ganons

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    maybe give the mplayer team a shout.
     
  5. matriculated

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    He could make it a generic front-end for everything: emulators, homebrew launchers, photo viewer, mp3 player
     
  6. LexLuthor

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    I've thought about this for a while.
    I would go mad for it.
    Beadface's GUI would be perfect.

    You could have DVD covers in place of Wii Games, then you just flick through and it directs to an avi.
     
  7. ganons

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    which is better, geexbox or mplayer ce? I know mplayer doesnt recognise my wbds partioned drive but geexbox does.
     
  8. ddp127

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    i use mplayer ce myself, but geexbox is linux based, so it supports more hdds

    it would be really nice to have emulators with coverflow *dreaming of wii64 with coverflow*
     
  9. Tichinde925

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    Geexbox will see all partitions on a harddrive. It can also read NTFS. USB 1.1 Speed only.

    MPlayer CE can only see the 1st partition on a harddrive and cannot read NTFS only FAT / FAT32. Has USB 2.0 Speed.
     
  10. ganons

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    first of all, i think wii64 needs more speed optimization than a gui rehall.

    So the only advantage geexbox has is more hdd compatibility?
     
  11. Dinoguy
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    Yeah GeeXbox would be the best.
    I have MPlayer and it does see all partitions on a drive,but it can't read ntsf [​IMG]
    so Geexbox would be the best
    And Thanks Im very happy every one loves this idea.
     
  12. ganons

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    why dont you pm Nullkill/Beardface and see if has some spare time to play with this?
     
  13. Nullkill

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    Lets not do that... [​IMG]

    If you want this feature so bad; here is my advice:

    1) Download my source; its open source and free
    2) Download Devkit pro, install on your pc
    3) get C++/C for dummies book
    4) Struggle
    5) ... ?
    6) Profit!
     
  14. Dinoguy
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    umm. Sorry I kinda pmed you already.lol
     
  15. ganons

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    lol im a noob when it comes to programming. Maybe someoneelse can pick this idea up. [​IMG]
     
  16. cwstjdenobs

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    So am I, but I'm thinking of having a go at a homebrew loader. Won't learn how unless I try, and there's plenty of GPL code out there to look through. Maybe a few of us codeing novices could get together on this?
     
  17. ganons

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    first of all contact the mplayer ce and geexbox team and ask if they have any gui plaaned. You call link them to nulkills source.
     
  18. Tichinde925

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    With MPlayer CE + USB 2.0 speed, you would be able to play ANY sized video file with no delays, stutterings, skips, etc.. as long as the file isnt HD-quality (h264 1280x720).

    USB 2.0 speed >>>> NTFS compatibility.
     
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