Introduction to SoundTouch

The SoundTouch package contains an open-source audio processing library that allows changing the sound tempo, pitch and playback rate parameters independently from each other.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.2 platform.

Package Information

SoundTouch Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of SoundTouch



When extracted, the Soundtouch package expands into the directory soundtouch and not soundtouch-2.0.0.

Install SoundTouch by running the following commands:

./bootstrap &&
./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/soundtouch-2.0.0 &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install 

Command Explanations

--enable-openmp: This switch adds support for running the algorithms in parallel across several systems using the external OpenMP libraries.


Installed Program: soundstretch
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/soundtouch and /usr/share/doc/soundtouch-2.0.0

Short Descriptions


is a program for processing WAV audio files by modifying sound tempo, pitch and playback rate properties independently from each other.

contains SoundTouch API functions.

Last updated on 2018-02-21 14:57:53 -0600