alsa-lib (occasionally a.k.a. libasound) is a userspace library that
provides a level of abstraction over the
/dev interfaces provided by
the kernel modules. For a more detailed overview of ALSA and how
alsa-lib fits into the picture, see AlsaTips.
HowTo Asynchronous Playback - A detailed guide on how to setup and play back audio asynchronously
HowTo access a mixer control - A guide to using the controls and hcontrols apis
- API reference
- An HowTo/Tutorial on alsa-lib for ALSA 0.9 written by Dr Matthias Nagorni
- Another HowTo on using the API by Paul Davis
Wiki pages for certain plugins:
- dmix - realtime mixing of output audio streams
- dsnoop - sharing a capture device among several apps
- asym - combine halfduplex devices into a full duplex one
- ladspa - use LADSPA (FX) plugins for your alsa setup
- dshare - subdivide a multichannel device into independent mono or stereo devices
- .asoundrc is the place to configure all this.
Retrieved from "http://alsa.opensrc.org/Alsa-lib"