Audio File-0.2.6

Introduction to Audio File

The Audio File package contains the audio file libraries and two sound file support programs. These are useful to support basic sound file formats.

Package Information

User Notes:

Installation of Audio File

Install Audio File by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: audiofile-config, sfinfo, and sfconvert
Installed Library: libaudiofile.{so,a}
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


is used during the compile process by programs linking to this library.


displays the sound file format, audio encoding, sampling rate and duration for audio formats supported by this library.


converts sound file formats where the original format and destination format are supported by this library.


contains functions used by programs to support AIFF, AIFF-compressed, Sun/NeXT, WAV and BIC audio formats.

Last updated on 2006-06-21 11:26:07 -0500