reading binary data

Tom Loredo loredo at
Thu Mar 15 21:29:37 CET 2001


Snack might help you; an old announcement is below.

-Tom Loredo

From: Kare Sjolander <kare at>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: ANNOUNCE: The Snack Sound Toolkit v2.0.3
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 13:58:02 +0100

This release contains:

* Many bug-fixes

* Updated documentation

* Updated demos that reflect new Snack features

* Expanded test suite

* Improved Windows installers

The Snack Sound Toolkit is designed to be used with a scripting
Snack adds commands to play, record, and process sound and supports
in-memory sound objects, file based audio, and streaming audio.
It handles fileformats such as WAV, MP3, AU, AIFF, and NIST/Sphere.
Snack is extensible, new commands, filters, and sound file formats can
be added using the Snack C-library. An easy to build example extension
is contained in the source distribution.
Snack also does sound visualization, e.g. waveforms and spectrograms.
The visualization objects update in real-time and can output postscript.

Snack works with Tcl8.0 - Tcl8.4 and Python 1.5.2-2.0
Platforms: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, IRIX, NetBSD, Macintosh, and

Source and binaries can be downloaded from

Kare Sjolander
kare at

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