[Openal] Sending an effect to a particular speaker of sb5.1
chris.kcat at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 19:18:27 PST 2009
On Sunday 29 November 2009 9:07:31 am Oleksiy Frolov wrote:
> Thank you Kris
> > Another way would be to make a 5.1, 6.1, or 7.1 buffer and place the mono
> > data in one channel, leaving the others silent. This has the same benefit
> > as above (input channels that are missing an output are virtualized) and
> > it will work with the LFE channel, but those formats aren't always
> > available.
> But this will not allow for the effect to be used, correct ?
It won't be guaranteed for EFX effects to work with them, no. IIRC, some newer
hardware can enable effects on multi-channel streams, and the latest Git
version of OpenAL Soft can pass multi-channel streams to the effects, though
in OpenAL Soft's case it's down-mixed to mono before processing.
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