[alsa-devel] [Alsa-devel] Quality resampling code for libasound

Jean-Marc Valin jean-marc.valin at usherbrooke.ca
Wed Mar 21 16:34:31 CET 2007

> Users of these distributions would then have to be fairly familiar with
> alsa to know they could improve sound by recompiling alsa-lib against
> the speex libraries, but given that it's (also) dirt cheap soundcards
> that need the resampling, their users aren't too likely to _be_ fairly
> familiar. They'd just observe (still) that their sound is "much better
> on windows".

Oh, I meant using a copy of the pph code in the mean time, not the
current linear interpolation resampler.

> If the standard code is as lousy as I've read in this thread, keeping it
> as default is probably not the best thing.

It's worse than you think :-) Try playing an 8 kHz file to a soundcard
that only does 44.1/48. It's just horrible.


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