Simple audio

Simon Forman sajmikins at
Wed Oct 21 03:53:38 CEST 2009

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Peter Chant <peteRE at mpeteozilla.vco.uke> wrote:
> What are recommendations for simple audio playback?  I want to play back on
> linux (Slackware), which uses alsa.  There seem to be many ways - but some
> are a couple of years old and won't compile, like pymedia, or seem not
> widely used and need pulseaudio (swmixer) which I have not installed.  I
> want to be able to play sounds from a numpy array and would like it to be
> non-blocking so I can play sounds without locking out a pyQt front end.
> Whats the current best way?

Someone else will probably give you better advice, but have you looked
at pygame?  IIRC they have a pretty simple audio playback api.

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