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Add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as optional Vis
« on: April 07, 2017, 02:01:54 AM »
Just an idea (with trick of course..). How possible would be to add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as an option to Milkdrop? (preview here, downoad here).



Example of the visualizer blended with the skin background:




It's not only an incredibly, responsive visualizer, IMO it's also an evolution of the traditional Spectrum Analyzer with a VERY flexible setup (basically you can change EVERYTHING you see).

Trick / downside is that a) It needs some caring since it's sort of buggy sometimes and b) I'm not sure source files are available... =/

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Re: Add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as optional Vis
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2017, 02:15:50 AM »
The buggy nature of it is something I'm aware off from https://getwacup.com/community/index.php/topic,68.0.html (beta group thread) though that was more in-combination with another plug-in. I do need to re-test one of the changes I've made in an upcoming WACUP beta that should attempt to remove the need to change folder permissions (something I don't think should ever be needed unless its the last resort).

I will need to re-check if I did get around to trying to contact the author about either getting the un-released update  (which then makes it portable / user-settings happy) &/or an ok to bundle it or if it's even possible to instead take it on going forward (assuming that the source code even exists anymore).

There was another similar vis plug-in which I mention in the thread and I think that instead had source code (mainly to help speed-up getting to something that works) so that might be an option instead if the preferred plug-in cannot be used.

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Re: Add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as optional Vis
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2017, 12:23:56 AM »
There was another similar vis plug-in which I mention in the thread and I think that instead had source code (mainly to help speed-up getting to something that works) so that might be an option instead if the preferred plug-in cannot be used.

You mean "the one from David Orton"? I can't find it... -_-

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Re: Add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as optional Vis
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2017, 06:49:51 PM »
Yeah that's the one. I found it on archive.org iirc - would need to go back and find the notes I made when I looked into it (if I can remember where I put them - will teach me to tidy things up).

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Re: Add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as optional Vis
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2017, 07:05:37 PM »
No wonder why I couldn't find it, it's David OVERTON, maybe you've got the source from here >> https://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?txtCodeId=960&lngWId=3

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Re: Add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as optional Vis
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2018, 09:44:21 AM »
I'd very much like to see this plug-in be part of the WACUP package. The only issue I've got with it is with output plug-ins like the Kernel Streaming 3.64 (WACUP) plug-in that it's extremely laggy. You can configure a latency in the options, but it never gets synchronous. So, making this visualizer plug-in represent the audio output without latency from all output plug-ins would be marvelous.

What I haven't tested yet - due to the lack of WASAPI exclusive mode capable hardware - whether this is just a KS related issue. And additionally, it might be intresting to see whether ASIO is fine. Maybe someone else could help with this?

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Re: Add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as optional Vis
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2018, 03:58:17 PM »
I also would be interested in an ASIO plugin or some kind of over-ride where the output khz and bit-rate is matched to the audio file input instead of windows forcing what's specified in the audio device settings. Though if there's significant lag that definitely wouldn't be good for visualizing and a no-go for me :( .
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Re: Add Classic Spectrum Analyzer as optional Vis
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2018, 10:13:36 PM »
I'm going to move this thread to implemented requests as the Classic Spectrum Analyzer plug-in is now part of WACUP as of build 2940.
Big thanks to Mike for allowing this to happen :)

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