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project. This site is under construction right now, but check back in a few days and we should have some more information for you.
is an easy to use media player front end for the Sharp Zaurus.
provides a user interface much like a portable MP3 player.
allows you to:
- Browse your music by artist, album, genre, and song title
- Browse video files
- Manage multiple playlists
- Shuffle play playlist
- Interface designed for for one handed operation - can do most operations with just the jog dial or d-pad and ok button
The philosophy behind PyqPlayer
is that "desktop" style media players
(such as XMMS) are not well suited to handheld use. They can't be
operated quickly or one handed. Interfaces on portable MP3 players
like the iPod are much better suited to a handheld like the Zaurus.
's purpose is to provide just such an interface.
is strictly a "front end". PyqPlayer
does not contain any
A/V codecs but instead relies on existing "command line" media players
such as madplay and mplayer. This modular approach makes it easy to
upgrade back-end media players or integrate support for new ones into
is written in Python and uses PyQt
to integrate with the
Qtopia environment. The name PyqPlayer
derives from Python Qtopia Player
and is pronounced "peek-player".
16 Jan 2005 - 20:07: Python 2.4 for Zaurus: With the release of Python 2.4, I've updated my Zaurus Python Image to the new version. In addition to the new Python version, I've also incorporated ... (more...)
25 Nov 2004 - 04:35: SQLite 3.0.8 Zaurus IPK: SQLite will be a key part of PyqPlayer. However, there don't seem to be any Zaurus IPK packages of SQLite 3. To remedy that, I've built a ... (more...)
10 Nov 2004 - 18:08: Python Zaurus Image IPK Released The initial release (0.1) of my Python Zaurus Imaage and Python Zaurus IPK is now available for download. This Python 2.3 distribution ... (more...)
08 Nov 2004 - 15:21: TWiki Installed: The PyqPlayer website is now TWiki powered. After experimenting with XOOPS, Mambo CMS, TikiWiki, and TWiki, I've tentatively settled on TWiki as ... (more...)
08 Nov 2004 - 15:12: PyqPlayer Approved: Sourceforge has approved the PyqPlayer project! I've configured the Sourceforge project page and now my next step is to get the website set up ... (more...)
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