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Package: pulseaudio (7.1-2 and others)

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PulseAudio sound server

PulseAudio, previously known as Polypaudio, is a sound server for POSIX and WIN32 systems. It is a drop in replacement for the ESD sound server with much better latency, mixing/re-sampling quality and overall architecture.

These are some of PulseAudio's features:

  * High quality software mixing of multiple audio streams with support for
    more than one sink/source. May be used to combine multiple sound cards
    into one (with sample rate adjustment).

  * Wide range of supported client libraries. ESD, ALSA, oss, libao and
    GStreamer client applications are supported as-is. Native PulseAudio
    plug-ins are also available for xmms and mplayer.

  * Good low latency behaviour and very accurate latency measurement for
    playback and recording. Ability to fully synchronize multiple playback

  * Network transparency, allowing an application to play back or record
    audio on a different machine than the one it is running on.

  * Extensible plug-in architecture with plug-ins for jackd, multicast-rtp
    lirc and avahi, just to name a few.

This package contains the daemon and basic module set.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Daemon, Networking: Client, network::server, protocol::tcp, Role: Program, Works with: Audio

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 7.1-2 939.3 kB5,963.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 7.1-2 1,009.2 kB5,554.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 7.1-2 840.2 kB5,187.0 kB [list of files]
armel 7.1-2 931.6 kB5,261.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 7.1-2 944.3 kB4,637.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 7.1-2 958.0 kB5,741.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 7.1-2 889.1 kB4,968.0 kB [list of files]
i386 7.1-2 1,006.3 kB5,541.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 7.1-2 889.5 kB4,960.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 7.1-2 883.9 kB4,948.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 7.1-2 914.3 kB5,368.0 kB [list of files]
mips 7.1-2 846.8 kB5,337.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 7.1-2 861.9 kB5,357.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 7.1-2 869.4 kB8,744.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 5.0-13 798.6 kB4,629.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 7.1-2 900.0 kB9,116.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 7.1-2 881.0 kB8,943.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 7.1-2 939.4 kB5,650.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 7.1-2 1,020.8 kB5,073.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 7.1-2 840.5 kB5,701.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 7.1-2 1,014.5 kB5,242.0 kB [list of files]