sox-12.17.1: description + notes

sox is a general purpose sound converter/player/recorder that supports the following formats:
  • RAW sound data in various data styles
  • RAW textual sound data
  • Microsoft .WAV files
    • PCM, U-law, A-law, MS ADPCM (read only), IMA ADPCM (read only)
  • MAUD files
  • Sound Blaster .VOC files
  • IRCAM SoundFile files
  • SUN .au files
    • PCM, U-law, A-law, G7xx ADPCM files
  • mutant DEC .au files
  • Apple/SGI AIFF files
  • CD-R data (music CD format)
  • GSM raw data (with optional library)
  • Macintosh HCOM files
  • Sounder files
  • NeXT .snd files
  • Soundtool (DOS) files
  • Psion (palmtop) A-law files
  • Record and Play from OSS or ALSA /dev/dsp and Sun /dev/audio.

The following effects can be applied to sound data:
  • Channel Averaging
  • Band-pass filter
  • Chorus effect
  • Cut out loop samples
  • Add an echo or sequence of echos
  • 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
  • Apply a phaser effect
  • Convert from stereo to mono
  • Swap Stereo channels
  • Change sampling rates using several different algorithms
  • Apply a reverb effect
  • Reverse sound samples (to search for Satanic messages :)
  • Convert from mono to stereo
  • Display general stats on sound samples
  • Add the world-famous Fender Vibro-Champ effect

For more information see the SoX Home Page, as well as the sox man page and the files in /usr/freeware/doc/sox.

To auto-install this package, go back and click on the respective install icon.