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RoarAudio(7)						System Manager's Manual: RoarAuido					      RoarAudio(7)

RoarAudio - RoarAudio sound system and package SYNOPSIS
RoarAudio is a modern, multi-OS, network transparent sound system. It supports a large amount of features required for home and profes- sional usage. Its main purpose is to connect software (like media players) and devices (like soundcards) as a mid-layer adding features you expect from a modern sound system like software mixing and full network transparency. RoarAudio can also be used to connect multiple software components. An example for such a setup is a common webradio setup where the used playback software is connected to a streaming server in addition to a local soundcard. RoarAudio has special features for such setups like meta data passing. MAIN FEATURES
* fully network transparent. Network support for UNIX Domain Sockets, TCP/IP and DECnet * multiple audio streams per client * Vorbis comments like meta data for each audio stream * support for "legacy" clients via libroaresd, libroararts, libroaryiff * support for PulseAudio and OpenBSD's sndio clients via libroarpulse and libroarsndio * supported by many media players and other sound using applications! * mixing clients at individual levels like an analog mixer * server and client side support for common codecs like Ogg Vorbis, Speex, FLAC and many more * support for 8, 16, 24 and 32 bit per sample. Mixer resolution up to 64 bit * and many more... BUGS
A lot... SEE ALSO
roar-config(1), roarcat(1), roarctl(1), roarfilt(1), roarfish(1), roarmon(1), roartypes(1), roarvorbis(1), roard(1), roartips(7), libroar(7). HISTORY
Project started in mid of 2008. Milestones: 2008-08-31 First offical release (v. 0.1) 2009-02-04 First release of the new trunk for 0.2 (v. 0.2beta0) With this release the version schema was changed. 2009-05-21 Release of version 0.2 2009-09-06 First commercal use (roarphone, v. 0.3beta0) 2010-06-11 New pre-release based release-cycle was introduced to improve release quality 2010-08-22 Release of version 0.3 RoarAudio November 2010 RoarAudio(7)

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roartestclients(1)					  System Manager's Manual: roard					roartestclients(1)

roarcat2sock, roarcatad, roarsin, roarsockconnect - RoarAudio sound server test clients SYNOPSIS
roarcat2sock [OPTIONS]... roarcatad [OPTIONS]... roarsin roarsockconnect HOST PORT DESCRIPTION
This clients are primary for test perpose but may be useful for someone or can be used as examples. roarcat2sock This is the same as roarcat(1) but uses roar_simple_new_stream(3) to open the audio stream. roarcatad This is also the same as roarcat(1) but uses roar_stream_add_data(3) to fill the server's input buffer. roarsin This is the complete version of the sinus generator from roartut(7). It plays a 5 second middle C (523.2Hz) sine. roarsockconnect This is just a test tool connecting somewhere via roar_socket_connect(3). First the data of stdin is copied to the socket than the data from the socket to stdout. It's a very simlple semi-bi-directional version of netcat(1). GENERAL OPTIONS
NOTE: This list is incomplete! --help Print some help text. AUDIO OPTIONS
--rate RATE, -R RATE Set server sample rate. --bits BITS, -B BITS Set server bits. --chans CHANNELS, -C CHANNELS Set server channels. NETWORK OPTIONS
--server SERVER The server to connect to ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
Bellow only the basic environment varibales are listend. For a complete list see libroar(7). HOME The users home directory. ROAR_SERVER The address of the listening server. This may be in form of host:port for TCP/IP connections and /path/to/sock for UNIX Domain Sock- ets. See roartips(7) for a full list. This is the same as the --server option. BUGS
There are a lot of bugs... SEE ALSO
roarctl(1), roarvorbis(1), roarfish(1), roarbaseclients(1), roartips(7), libroar(7), RoarAudio(7). HISTORY
For history information see RoarAudio(7). RoarAudio July 2008 roartestclients(1)

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