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Author Topic: Is there a plugin that permits WACUP to play .m4b files?  (Read 283 times)

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Is there a plugin that permits WACUP to play .m4b files?
« on: January 29, 2021, 03:17:31 AM »
I have some audiobooks (in m4b format) I would like to play through WACUP, however it apparently does not play them natively. Is there a plugin somewhere that allows me to play them with WACUP or will I be better off converting them to something else?
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Re: Is there a plugin that permits WACUP to play .m4b files?
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2021, 10:37:18 AM »
You can try adding the M4B extension to nullsoft directshow decoder play it. it still depends on various factors like audio encoding used, whether file is DRM protected, if its DRM protected then it may not play in WACUP
steps to open the config
Preferences -> plugins -> input -> click on Nullsoft directshow decoder in right pane -> click configure at bottom of preferences window. add the extension after adding ; .
ENSURE THAT you don't change, delete, mistype any extension in that box.
please post details about your expriment with this, this will help others finding similar answers.

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Re: Is there a plugin that permits WACUP to play .m4b files?
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2021, 12:34:38 AM »
It might be better trying to convert them as the likely DRM aspect of M4B files isn't something I'm handling. It's not something I've looked into so I don't know if it's something that just needs another tool to decode it or if it's really just a better option & converting it to a non-restricted format (MP3 or normal MP4 sans DRM).

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