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ao 1.2.2-5-g20dc8ed

Cross platform audio library

Libao is a cross-platform audio library that allows programs to output audio using a simple API on a wide variety of platforms. It currently supports:

  1. Null output (handy for testing without a sound device),

  2. WAV files,

  3. AU files,

  4. RAW files,

  5. OSS (Open Sound System, used on Linux and FreeBSD),

  6. ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture),

  7. aRts (Analog RealTime Synth, used by KDE),

  8. PulseAudio (next generation GNOME sound server),

  9. esd (EsounD or Enlightened Sound Daemon),

  10. Mac OS X,

  11. Windows (98 and later),

  12. AIX,

  13. Sun/NetBSD/OpenBSD,

  14. IRIX,

  15. NAS (Network Audio Server),

  16. RoarAudio (Modern, multi-OS, networked Sound System),

  17. OpenBSD's sndio.


Install ao 1.2.2-5-g20dc8ed as follows:

guix install ao@1.2.2-5-g20dc8ed

Or install the latest version:

guix install ao

You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the guix shell documentation for more information.