The quickest way to get the MAS source is to use CVS. After downloading, refer to the README and INSTALL files for help.
Update (June 14, 2004)
Version 0.6.3 is out. This is a bug fix
Update (October 18, 2003)
Version 0.6.2, the latest release,
contains numerous bug fixes and performance enhancements,
Note that the package protocol has changed slightly (for float and double control data) in this release, so you should generally not run sessions between 0.6.3 servers and servers of previous releases.
Un-tar the Core, Developer Tools, and Control Applications Tarballs in the same directory.
The MAS core distribution contains the server, core devices, libraries, and the sample maswavplay client. You need this if you're going to use any MAS applications.
The MAS developer tools package contains a number of programs useful to MAS device and application developers. You may view the list of included applications on the Applications screen.
The MAS Control Applications package is a suite of MAS-enabled, network transparent applications, including a media player and 2-way conferencing clients. You may view the list of included applications on the Applications screen.
Accessibility-Enabled Application Demo (please wait -- this application will be released soon)
The MAS Accessibility-Enabled application demo is a prototype GTK+ 2.0 GUI client with pull-down menus that are spoken using MAS and pre-recorded speech.
Output Plugin for MAS 0.6.3
The xmms-mas-plugin enables xmms users to take full advantage of MAS's local sound mixing capabilities by using the media application server for sound output.
MAD MPEG 1 (mp3) Codec Device (GNU GPL)
The MAS MAD MPEG 1 codec is capable of decoding .mp3 and other MPEG-1 format files using the high-quality, integer MAD decoder library. This requires the MAD libraries to function. Since MAD is released under the GPL, so is this device. Please note: this device is approved for non-commercial use only. Commercial use requires a license from the MPEG licensing authority.
How to retrieve the MAS development source tree with CVS 1.10 or greater:
At any time in the future, you can update your tree by changing to the source directory and entering:
In some cases, you may need the full command line:
MAS output plugin for xmms 1.2.x