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Group :: Sound
RPM: libakode

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Current version: 2.0.2-alt7
Build date: 2 december 2008, 16:55 ( 794.1 weeks ago )
Size: 476.46 Kb

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License: GPL
Summary: A simple audio backend

aKode is a simple audio-decoding frame-work that provides a uniform
interface to decode the most common audio-formats. It also has a
direct playback option for a number of audio-outputs.
aKode currently has the following decoder plugins:
mpeg: Uses libMAD to decoder all MPEG 1/2 layer I-III audio.
      GPL licensed and
      patent issue in the US.
mpc:  Decodes musepack aka mpc audio. LGPL licensed.
xiph: Decodes FLAC, Ogg/FLAC, Speex and Ogg Vorbis audio. LGPL
      licensed, patent free.
ffmpeg: Experimental decoder using the FFMPEG decoding library.
      Enables WMA and
      playback. LGPL and possible patent and reengineering issues
      in the US.

aKode also has the following audio outputs:
oss:  Outputs to the OSS (Open Sound System) of for instance FreeBSD
      and Linux 2.4
alsa: Outputs to ALSA of Linux 2.6 (version 0.9 or 1.x required)
      (dmix is recommended).
sun:  Outputs to Sun OS/Solaris audio device .
jack: Outputs using Jack audio backend.
polyp:Output to the polypaudio server. Recommended for network
      transparent audio.

Current maintainer: Sergey V Turchin

List of contributors

List of rpms provided by this srpm:

  • libakode
  • libakode-devel
  • libakode-out-jack
    design & coding: Vladimir Lettiev aka crux © 2004-2005, Andrew Avramenko aka liks © 2007-2008
    current maintainer: Michael Shigorin