vorbis-tools-1.4.0

Introduction to Vorbis Tools

The Vorbis Tools package contains command-line tools useful for encoding, playing or editing files using the Ogg CODEC.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

Vorbis Tools Dependencies

Required

libvorbis-1.3.4

Optional (required to build the ogg123 program)

libao-1.2.0

Optional

cURL-7.39.0, FLAC-1.3.1, libkate, and Speex-1.2rc1

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/vorbistools

Installation of Vorbis Tools

Install Vorbis Tools by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --enable-vcut \
            --without-curl &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-vcut: This parameter is used so that the vcut program is built as it is not by default.

--without-curl: This parameter disables HTTP streaming in ogg123. Remove this parameter if you have cURL installed.

Configuring Vorbis Tools

Config Files

/etc/libao.conf, ~/.libao and ~/.ogg123rc

Configuration Information

Issue man libao.conf for information about setting the default output device. Also see /usr/share/doc/vorbis-tools-1.4.0/ogg123rc-example .

Contents

Installed Programs: ogg123, oggdec, oggenc, ogginfo, vcut and vorbiscomment
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/vorbis-tools-1.4.0

Short Descriptions

ogg123

is a command-line audio player for Ogg Vorbis streams.

oggdec

is a simple decoder which converts Ogg Vorbis files into PCM audio files (WAV or raw).

oggenc

is an encoder that turns raw, WAV or AIFF files into an Ogg Vorbis stream.

ogginfo

prints information stored in an audio file.

vcut

splits a file into two files at a designated cut point.

vorbiscomment

is an editor that changes information in the audio file metadata tags.

Last updated on 2014-08-25 14:30:58 +0000