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RoarAudio sound system and package.

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November 2010
RoarAudio(7) System Manager's Manual: RoarAuido RoarAudio(7)

NAME

RoarAudio - RoarAudio sound system and package

SYNOPSIS

roard [OPTIONS]...

DESCRIPTION

RoarAudio is a modern, multi-OS, network transparent sound system. It supports a large amount of features required for home and professional usage. Its main purpose is to con‐ nect software (like media players) and devices (like soundcards) as a mid-layer adding features you expect from a modern sound system like software mixing and full network transparency. RoarAudio can also be used to connect multiple software components. An example for such a setup is a common webradio setup where the used playback software is connected to a streaming server in addition to a local soundcard. RoarAudio has special features for such setups like meta data passing.

MAIN FEATURES

* fully network transparent. Network support for UNIX Domain Sockets, TCP/IP and DECnet * multiple audio streams per client * Vorbis comments like meta data for each audio stream * support for "legacy" clients via libroaresd, libroararts, libroaryiff * support for PulseAudio and OpenBSD's sndio clients via libroarpulse and libroarsndio * supported by many media players and other sound using applications! * mixing clients at individual levels like an analog mixer * server and client side support for common codecs like Ogg Vorbis, Speex, FLAC and many more * support for 8, 16, 24 and 32 bit per sample. Mixer resolution up to 64 bit * and many more...

BUGS

A lot...

SEE ALSO

roar-config(1), roarcat(1), roarctl(1), roarfilt(1), roarfish(1), roarmon(1), roar‐ types(1), roarvorbis(1), roard(1), roartips(7), libroar(7).

HISTORY

Project started in mid of 2008. Milestones: 2008-08-31 First official release (v. 0.1) 2009-02-04 First release of the new trunk for 0.2 (v. 0.2beta0) With this release the version schema was changed. 2009-05-21 Release of version 0.2 2009-09-06 First commercal use (roarphone, v. 0.3beta0) 2010-06-11 New pre-release based release-cycle was introduced to improve release quality 2010-08-22 Release of version 0.3
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RoarAudio(7) referred by libroar(7) | muroar_beep(3) | muroar_close(3) | muroar_connect(3) | muroar_quit(3) | muroar_read(3) | muroar_stream(3) | muroar_write(3) | muroard(1) | muroarstream(1) | roar-config(1) | roar_codec2str(3) | roar_connect(3) | roar_connectionref(3) | roar_connectionunref(3) | roar_disconnect(3) | roar_error(3) | roar_error2str(3) | roar_errorstring(3) | roar_exit(3)
refer to libroar(7) | roar-config(1) | roarcat(1) | roarctl(1) | roard(1) | roarfilt(1) | roarmon(1) | roartips(7) | roarvorbis(1)
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