xbmc send audio to airplay - ie wireless speakers

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If you enable "Make discoverable Apple AirTunes sound devices available locally" in paprefs and use the latest very latest gotham with pulseaudio enabled. It should detect and allow you to stream to airtunes sinks.

Know thought that this is more of a thing which works by extention to us fixing up in our pulseaudio code than its a thing we actually tested Smile So beware there _will_ be bugs

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(This post was last modified: 2014-01-15 19:18 by topfs2.)
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http://volumio.org/forum/xmbc-t611.html?...xbmc#p2221

Fyi - Similar conversation at above hyperlink and various other threads that can be found by searching volumio forums for "xbmc".

Would be great if some collaborative work was possible. Wouldn't imagine it would be easy as volumio is a separate os hopefully I'm wrong.

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(2014-01-15 19:17)topfs2 Wrote:  If you enable "Make discoverable Apple AirTunes sound devices available locally" in paprefs and use the latest very latest gotham with pulseaudio enabled. It should detect and allow you to stream to airtunes sinks.

Know thought that this is more of a thing which works by extention to us fixing up in our pulseaudio code than its a thing we actually tested Smile So beware there _will_ be bugs

Hey topfs2,

So, latest version of gotham should be able to send audio from video to my iPad? As to watch the video on TV and listen to audio over headphones attached to iPad?

I would help with implementing something like this in XBMC, but I mostly write in C# Wink
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This is a pulseaudio feature and should work on any pulseaudio driven operating systems (linux i guess). And really - the programming language doesn't matter - its only the tool. If you can code - you can code...

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My current if long winded workaround is send content to iphone or ipad using "play using" feature. To achieve this you need to be running a upnp app, something like plug player, then once connected you will hear the audio on receiving device. From then you can redirect audio using AirPlay from the iDevice to AirPort.

What I really need though to keep it all wireless is to be able to use the "play using" feature but split the audio from the video, in this case ideally audio direct to airport whilst pushing the video stream through hdmi channel. This would be awesome if implemented. Kinda of done this before using airfoil wrapper and setting the audio offset, worked brilliantly, it just tied my MacBook up and would like to see a slicker #raspbmc solution
(This post was last modified: 2014-04-30 19:57 by Mistabowjangles.)
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On iOs you can actually do it!
I have a Bowers &Wilkins wireless speaker, and I can hear the audio of my films thorugh it.
On XBMC Gotham 13.2 you have to go settings/system/audio/ and choose the wirelles speaker as audio device.

My question is: Why couldn't I do it on my Windows HTPC? The audio jack is broken and I need to reproduce the audio in such way!
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because this is something ios just gave us for free without needing to develop anything special. Supporting this kind of feature on other platforms would need alot of work. Since airtunes is a closed protocol its nearly senseless to stick even more code into kodi for it. Its nearly unmaintainable because apple can (and will!) break the feature on each update of their airtunes stuff. sorry wrong horse to place a bet on.

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(This post was last modified: 2014-11-15 00:17 by Memphiz.)
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Crystal clear. Thanks for the info!
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