The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) provides audio and MIDI functionality to the GNU/Linux operating system. ALSA has the following significant features:
- Efficient support for all types of audio interfaces, from consumer sound cards to professional multichannel audio interfaces.
- Fully modularized sound drivers.
- SMP and thread-safe design.
- User space library (alsa-lib) to simplify application programming and provide higher level functionality.
- Support for the older Open Sound System (OSS) API, providing binary compatibility for most OSS programs.
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Kelly Hopkins||18 June 2009|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking||Bug Tracking||https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Mailing-lists|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 June 2009.
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