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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for sdl_convertaudio (redhat section 3)

SDL_ConvertAudio(3)				  SDL API Reference				  SDL_ConvertAudio(3)

NAME
SDL_ConvertAudio- Convert audio data to a desired audio format.
SYNOPSIS
#include "SDL.h" int SDL_ConvertAudio(SDL_AudioCVT *cvt);
DESCRIPTION
SDL_ConvertAudio takes one parameter, cvt, which was previously initilized. Initilizing a SDL_AudioCVT is a two step process. First of all, the structure must be passed to SDL_BuildAudioCVT along with source and desti- nation format parameters. Secondly, the cvt->buf and cvt->len fields must be setup. cvt->buf should point to the audio data and cvt->len should be set to the length of the audio data in bytes. Remember, the length of the buffer pointed to by buf show be len*len_mult bytes in length. Once the SDL_AudioCVTstructure is initilized then we can pass it to SDL_ConvertAudio, which will convert the audio data pointer to by cvt->buf. If SDL_ConvertAudio returned 0 then the conversion was completed success- fully, otherwise -1 is returned. If the conversion completed successfully then the converted audio data can be read from cvt->buf. The amount of valid, converted, audio data in the buffer is equal to cvt->len*cvt->len_ratio.
EXAMPLES
/* Converting some WAV data to hardware format */ void my_audio_callback(void *userdata, Uint8 *stream, int len); SDL_AudioSpec *desired, *obtained; SDL_AudioSpec wav_spec; SDL_AudioCVT wav_cvt; Uint32 wav_len; Uint8 *wav_buf; int ret; /* Allocated audio specs */ desired=(SDL_AudioSpec *)malloc(sizeof(SDL_AudioSpec)); obtained=(SDL_AudioSpec *)malloc(sizeof(SDL_AudioSpec)); /* Set desired format */ desired->freq=22050; desired->format=AUDIO_S16LSB; desired->samples=8192; desired->callback=my_audio_callback; desired->userdata=NULL; /* Open the audio device */ if ( SDL_OpenAudio(desired, obtained) < 0 ){ fprintf(stderr, "Couldn't open audio: %s ", SDL_GetError()); exit(-1); } free(desired); /* Load the test.wav */ if( SDL_LoadWAV("test.wav", &wav_spec, &wav_buf, &wav_len) == NULL ){ fprintf(stderr, "Could not open test.wav: %s ", SDL_GetError()); SDL_CloseAudio(); free(obtained); exit(-1); } /* Build AudioCVT */ ret = SDL_BuildAudioCVT(&wav_cvt, wav_spec.format, wav_spec.channels, wav_spec.freq, obtained->format, obtained->channels, obtained->freq); /* Check that the convert was built */ if(ret==-1){ fprintf(stderr, "Couldn't build converter! "); SDL_CloseAudio(); free(obtained); SDL_FreeWAV(wav_buf); } /* Setup for conversion */ wav_cvt.buf=(Uint8 *)malloc(wav_len*wav_cvt.len_mult); wav_cvt.len=wav_len; memcpy(wav_cvt.buf, wav_buf, wav_len); /* We can delete to original WAV data now */ SDL_FreeWAV(wav_buf); /* And now we're ready to convert */ SDL_ConvertAudio(&wav_cvt); /* do whatever */ . . . .
SEE ALSO
SDL_BuildAudioCVT, SDL_AudioCVT
SDL
Tue 11 Sep 2001, 22:58 SDL_ConvertAudio(3)


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