Feature #882

Consider adding vgmstream plugin

Added by Jarrod Makin almost 2 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

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March 21, 2019
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Please consider adding vgmstream as an official plugin
The project's upstream source is
I have been able to get this working on a Fedora 29 machine with relatively little effort.


#1 Updated by John Lindgren almost 2 years ago

What does the plugin do?
What license is it under?
Are you the author?

#2 Updated by Ariadne Conill over 1 year ago

I don't think we need to support libvgmstream because basically all of the formats supported by vgmstream are also supported by ffmpeg. Do you have a file set that isn't well supported by ffmpeg?

#3 Updated by Jarrod Makin over 1 year ago

The plugin is an input plugin which adds support for a number of obscure formats used by recent Nintendo consoles, GCN - WiiU.
People have ripped the tracks out of Super Smash Bros Brawl in particular, which was known for its large tracklist and soon began substituting other tracks in, which meant turning into a compatible format. Examples can be found at
Notes on the license are currently at
I am not the author, I do not know how to contact users on github
Obscure formats which I do not believe are covered by ffmpeg are BRSTM, BCSTM, BFSTM

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