Introduction to libao

The libao package contains a cross-platform audio library. This is useful to output audio on a wide variety of platforms. It currently supports WAV files, OSS (Open Sound System), ESD (Enlighten Sound Daemon) and ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture).

Package information

libao dependencies

Installation of libao

Install libao by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make &&
make install


The libao package contains libao libraries.


ao libraries

libao libraries provide functions for programs wishing to output sound over supported platforms.