Audio Developer's Guide

The Audio Developer's Guide is intended for developers who want to write audio applications using the QNX Sound Architecture (QSA) drivers and library.

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The structure of an audio application Audio Architecture
Playing and recording sound Playing and Capturing Audio Data
The structure of a mixer Mixer Architecture
Audio library functions Audio Library
Why libasound.a isn't offered ALSA and
Terms used in this guide Glossary

The key components of the QNX Audio driver architecture include:

Audio system manager.
deva-ctrl-*.so drivers
Audio drivers. For more information, see the entries for the deva-* audio drivers in the QNX Neutrino Utilities Reference.
Programmer interface library.
<asound.h>, <asoundlib.h>
Header files in /usr/include/sys/.