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AU audio format.
Used for digital audio in computer and telecommunication systems and on the web.
Supports a variety of audio codecs, including lossless uncompressed PCM, -law, a-law, and ADPCM voice compression.
Sometimes referred to as -law format or Unix Audio Format.
The -law algorithm is a standard method for compressing the dynamic range of a signal.
AU is an acronym derived from Audio.
Binary file format.
Supports various sampling frequencies and an arbitrary number of channels.
Identical to the SND format.
Developed by Sun Microsystems in 1992.
|"Elements"||list of elements and options available in this file|
|"Rules"||full list of rules for each element and option|
|"Options"||list of rules for options, properties and settings|
|"Data"||raw audio samples, given as a list of lists of real numbers, each sublist representing an individual audio channel|
|"SampledSoundList"||AU file given as SampledSoundList|
|"Sound"||Sound object that plays as the sound|
|"AudioChannels"||Automatic||the number of audio channels in the file|
|"AudioEncoding"||"Integer8"||how samples are encoded|
|"Real32"||32-bit IEEE floating point|
|"Real64"||64-bit IEEE floating point|
|"aLaw"||a-Law 4-bit PCM (ITU-T G.711)|
|"uLaw"||-Law 4-bit PCM (ITU-T G.711)|
|"G721-32"||32 kbps ADPCM (ITU G.721)|
|"G723-24"||G.723 encoding at 24 kbps|
|"G723-40"||G.723 encoding at 40 kbps|