libsndfile-1.0.31

Introduction to libsndfile

Libsndfile is a library of C routines for reading and writing files containing sampled audio data.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

Package Information

libsndfile Dependencies

Recommended

Optional

alsa-lib-1.2.5.1, Speex-1.2.0, and SQLite-3.36.0

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libsndfile

Installation of libsndfile

Install libsndfile by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --disable-static \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/libsndfile-1.0.31 &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: sndfile-cmp, sndfile-concat, sndfile-convert, sndfile-deinterleave, sndfile-info, sndfile-interleave, sndfile-metadata-get, sndfile-metadata-set, sndfile-play, and sndfile-salvage
Installed Library: libsndfile.so
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/libsndfile-1.0.31

Short Descriptions

sndfile-cmp

compares two audio files

sndfile-concat

concatenates two or more audio files

sndfile-convert

converts a sound files from one format to another

sndfile-deinterleave

splits a multi-channel into multiple single channel files

sndfile-info

displays information about a sound file

sndfile-interleave

converts multiple single channel files into a multi-channel file

sndfile-metadata-get

retrieves metadata from a sound file

sndfile-metadata-set

sets metadata in a sound file

sndfile-play

plays a sound file

sndfile-salvage

Salvages the audio data from WAV files which are more than 4G in length

libsndfile.so

contains the libsndfile API functions

Last updated on Sun Aug 29 10:32:39 2021