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libsndfile is a C library for reading and writing sound files such as AIFF, AU, WAV, and others through one standard interface. It can currently read/write 8, 16, 24 and 32-bit PCM files as well as 32 and 64-bit floating point WAV files and a number of compressed formats. It compiles and runs on *nix, MacOS, and Win32.

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Recent releases

  •  23 Mar 2011 09:58

    Release Notes: WAV files are now written with an 18 byte u-law and A-law fmt chunk. A document on virtual I/O functionality was added. Two new methods were added in sndfile.hh. A fix was made for a non-zero SSND offset values on AIFF. Minor bug fixes and improvements were done.

    •  10 Oct 2010 07:30

      Release Notes: Version metadata was added to the Windows DLL. Minor bugs were fixed.

      •  04 Oct 2010 01:21

        Release Notes: Fixes were made for SDS file writer and FLAC handling. Other minor bug fixes and improvements were made.

        •  14 May 2009 11:14

          Release Notes: A potential heap overflow was fixed.

          •  03 Mar 2009 10:07

            Release Notes: Security issue CVE-2009-0186 was fixed along with a huge number of minor bugs found using static analysis.


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