[Speex-dev] newbie qs - can one implement speex for Google Android?

Conrad Parker conrad at metadecks.org
Fri Apr 11 20:03:39 PDT 2008

On 12/04/2008, Anil Philip <goodnewsforyou at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Anil Philip <goodnewsforyou at yahoo.com> wrote:
>  see http://code.google.com/android
> It would be good of members from here will step in and offer google help to
> implement speex.
> Without exaggeration, android will transform the mobile world.
> Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves <justivo at gmail.com> wrote:
>  On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 10:58 PM, Anil Philip wrote:
> > I recommended in a bug report that the new mobile platform - Android
> should
> > use speex and it was accepted. I was wondering if I can use it as a 3rd
> > party library even now. Can someone please tell me how? The JSpeex project
> > has had no activity for almost 3 years and questions are unanswered.
> Is Android a Java application? Because if it's not, you should use
> the official C library instead of JSpeex. You can find more details
> at //speex.org

Android provides Java SDKs, but the underlying media libraries are in C/C++:

The M5 release contains support for Ogg Vorbis (.ogg):

so perhaps patching the build to include libspeex is not technically
difficult. Of course it'd make more sense to access libspeex through
VoIP apps than just through the generic MediaPlayer interface.



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