SoX is the Swiss Army knife of sound processing tools
SoX is the Swiss Army knife of sound processing tools. SoX project converts audio files among various standard audio file formats and can apply different effects and filters to the audio data.
Here are some key features of "SoX":
RAW sound data in various data styles
RAW textual sound data
Amiga 8svx files
Apple/SGI AIFF files
SUN .au files
PCM, U-law, A-law, G7xx ADPCM files
mutant DEC .au files
NeXT .snd files
CD-R data (music CD format)
CVS and VMS files (continous variable slope)
GSM raw data (with optional library)
Macintosh HCOM files
Amiga MAUD files
MP3 files (with optional external library)
Psion Record.app files
IRCAM SoundFile files
NIST SPHERE files
Turtle beach SampleVision files
Soundtool (DOS) files
Yamaha TX-16W sampler files
Sound Blaster .VOC files
Dialogic/OKI ADPCM .VOX files
Ogg Vorbis files
Microsoft .WAV files
PCM, U-law, A-law, MS ADPCM, IMA ADPCM, GSM (optional), RIFX (big endian)
Psion (palmtop) A-law .WVE files
Record and Play from OSS or ALSA /dev/dsp and Sun /dev/audio.
nul file type that reads and writes from/to nothing.
The following effects can be applied to sound data:
Channel averaging, duplication, and removal
Compress and Expand (compand) the dynamic range of samples
Move soundstage to front of listener.
Add an echo or sequence of echos
Fade in or out
Apply a flanger effect
Apply a high-pass filter
Apply a low-pass filter
Display a list of loops in a file
Add masking noise to a signal
Pan sound between channels
Apply a phaser effect
Change the pitch of a sound file without affecting its speed.
Change sampling rates using several different algorithms.
Repeat audio data
Apply a reverb effect
Reverse sound samples (to search for Satanic messages
Detect periods of silence and start and stop processing based on it
Change the speed of samples being played (without affecting pitch)
Display general stats on sound samples
Stretch/shorten the duration of a sound file.
Swap stereo channels
Create sounds with a simple synthesizer
Trim audio data from beginning and end of file.
Add the world-famous Fender Vibro-Champ effect
Adjust volume of samples.
What's New in This Release:
Several filters were going into infinit loops and created huge files.
ctrl-c now aborts filters that are in drain mode.
Stop crash when file type could not be auto detected.
Allow multiple '.' in input filename.
Fixed clip bugs in noisered and mcompand.
Fixed some overflow crashes in AIFF handler.
Force to binary mode in windows for pipes to work.
Fixed infinit loop when reading MP3 tags of exact size 8192.
Fixed typoe in Visual Studio 6 project file.
Fixed problems in silence effect when removing multiple periods of silence from middle of file.
Reduced window size of silence effect greatly to prevent leaving in silence.
Prevent crashes when printing error messages.
Added support for Open Watcom compiler.
Fixed a flow() bug that now allows back-to-back reverse effects.
Added support for muliple channels in .dat files.
audio data sound data pass filter sound samples added support support for without affecting silence effect file add files pcm with optional file type change the
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