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Linux Sound Programming

Book Description

Program audio and sound for Linux using this practical, how-to guide. You will learn how to use DSPs, sampled audio, MIDI, karaoke, streaming audio, and more. Linux Sound Programming takes you through the layers of complexity involved in programming the Linux sound system. You'll see the large variety of tools and approaches that apply to almost every aspect of sound. This ranges from audio codecs, to audio players, to audio support both within and outside of the Linux kernel.

What You'll Learn

  • Work with sampled audio

  • Handle Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

  • Gain knowledge of MIDI

  • Build a Karaoke-like application

  • Handle streaming audio

Who This Book Is For

Experienced Linux users and programmers interested in doing multimedia with Linux.