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How do you listen to the YM2612?

PostPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 10:50 pm
by Avanze
I frequently use the pc for listening to the YM2612. However, since I have a little bit of space left on my iPod, I was thinking of transferring some of the best soundtracks over to it.

PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:25 am
by Frosty
I normally use winamp to listen to tunes, with a few of my favs transferred to my ipod (I recommend it) rarely do i use a Mega Drive unless I actually want to play the game too.

PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 2:49 am
by MisterHarlequin
I listen on the PC because I'm too busy playing the game if I'm using the Mega Drive/Genesis to pay much attention to the music.

PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 4:18 am
by Fartboy
How can you listen to them on an iPod? Does iPod use plugins?

PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2007 7:30 am
by Frosty
No, all you gotta do is convert them into MP3s (I use a winamp plugin) then put the MP3 directly into itunes

PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 10:52 am
by Maxim
I'm currently working on adding support for Winamp's native transcoders to in_vgm - if I can get some time to work on it, it'll allow VGMs to benefit from Winamp's Replay Gain support and also do on-the-fly transcoding onto iPods, for example.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 8:37 pm
by Kage
i prefer to play them using Winamp and the In_VGM plugin. I don't have a Megadrive anymore to listen :( But, its better to have an entire collection on the computer anyway.

I prefer listening in this method to using MP3's for example, since I may sound mad... but I prefer knowing that the computers decoding the file in the natural way it was made, rather than just music data like an MP3.
I guess thats why I like other kinds of MOD, like IT, XM, S3M, MOD, etc.

I wonder if they'll ever be a tracker that'll play VGM/VGZ files so you can see exactly how it was put together?...

PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2007 1:58 am
by stimmo
its all about having a huge playlist on random....

also once in a while i put some tunes on my psp for listening to at work

PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2007 6:34 am
by JFD62780
stimmo wrote:its all about having a huge playlist on random....

Amen, Stimmo! Why, I myself have a playlist with 45k+ files, mostly SPC's but the PJ2612 Torrent's on the playlist as well! :)

PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2007 3:59 pm
by Kage
Thats A LOT of files :o