Audio comes in a wide range of formats and types, just like video and images. For a media server operator, knowing your way around the audio jungle is a real plus, potentially saving you time, effort and some sleepless nights. This blog looks at the three major audio categories, and gives media server programmers a hot tip on audio format!
Are you finding containers and codecs and the difference between them a tad challenging? You are not the only one!
For some people it’s the main feature, for others it’s an afterthought. Industry-veteran Nevil Bounds sounds off on audio.
ASIO (Audio Stream Input Output), is a proprietary multi-channel audio interface, developed by Steinberg, which bypasses the operating system's mixing kernel to provide the lowest latency direct communication between the media server and the sound hardware.