[maemo-developers] Controlling the volume

From: Michael Dominic Kostrzewa michael.kostrzewa at nokia.com
Date: Thu Nov 8 11:15:47 EET 2007
On Wed, 2007-11-07 at 21:39 +0100, ext Alberto Garcia wrote:
> Hi all. I'm developing a Last.fm player for the 770/N800/N810 and I'd
> like to know what's the proper way to implement the volume control.

Actually, maybe you should re-think the whole idea of having the volume
control in the first place ;) Having two volume controls (device-scope,
app-scope) is a fairly big usability problem we currently have and a lot
of users are confused about it.

Current Vagalume's volume-less UI works good for me. 

> I'm using gstreamer (dspmp3sink) to play the files. Is there any way
> of controlling the volume with gstreamer?
> I tried with gst_audio_default_registry_mixer_filter() but I had no
> luck.
> Should I use alsa instead?
> Thanks in advance.


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