send_sound - play an audio file
/opt/audio/bin/send_sound [-format_switch] [-server system]
[-loop number] [-pri priority] [-srate rate] [-prate rate] [-
This command plays an audio file. send_sound is the command used when
you double-click an audio file from the HP VUE File Manager. The file
begins playing, according to the settings of the Audio Control Panel.
-format_switch is one these formats:
au Sun file format
snd NeXT file format
wav Microsoft RIFF Waveform file format
u MuLaw format
l16 linear 16-bit format
lo8 offset (unsigned) linear 8-bit format
l8 linear 8-bit format
If you omit the filename with this option, send_sound
plays the audio data from stdin.
-server system plays the file on the output of an audio server
identified by system which is either a system name or a
-loop number plays the file the number of times you supply. Note
that you cannot use this option if the source is stdin;
a filename is required.
-pri priority plays file with the priority you supply, either urgent,
hi, normal, or lo.
-srate rate sets the sample rate of the source audio.
-prate rate plays the audio file at the sampling rate you enter.
-stereo plays a stereo file. This option is needed only for a
raw data file with stereo data.
Hewlett-Packard Company - 1 - HP-UX Release 11i: November 2000
send_sound was developed by HP.
NeXT is a trademark of NeXT Computers, Inc.
Microsoft is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
audio(5), asecure(1M), aserver(1M), attributes(1), convert(1).
Hewlett-Packard Company - 2 - HP-UX Release 11i: November 2000