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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for esdrec (opensolaris section 1)

esdrec(1)							   User Commands							 esdrec(1)

NAME
esdrec - record a sound file
SYNOPSIS
esdrec [-s hostname:port] [-b] [-h] [-m] [-r freq]
DESCRIPTION
The esdrec application pipes data from the sound device to stdout using the Enlightened Sound Daemon ( esd).
OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -s hostname:port Contact the esd server on hostname at port. -b Specify that the output should be in 8-bit format. By default, the output is in 16-bit format. -h Display help text, and exit. -m Specify that the output should be in mono format. By default, the output is in stereo format. -r freq Specify that the output rate should be set to freq. By default, the output rate is set to 44.1 kHz.
EXAMPLES
Example 1: Record sound from sound device to file "sample" example% esdrec > sample
EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure
FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/esdrec Executable for Enlightened Sound Daemon sound recorder.
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-audio | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |Volatile | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
esdcat(1), esdmon(1), esdplay(1), esdsample(1), esdctl(1), esd-config(1), libesd(3), attributes(5)
NOTES
Written by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006. SunOS 5.11 8 Jan 2003 esdrec(1)