[linux-audio-dev] High-level sound API for python?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Mar 30 15:20:06 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 16:28 +0200, Dennis Schulmeister wrote:
> Hi,
> My question is if there's any high-level sound API for python. I don't
> want to process audio. Instead I'm looking for an API (or a combination
> thereof) which could be used to implement a small media player feeding
> several backends (ALSA, OSS, ...)
> After a little search I found pyMedia (www.pymedia.org) which looks like
> a real winner. But if I'm not wrong it supports OSS only.

pyGSt (python bindings for GStreamer) is what you want. it will feed
many different backends, including ALSA, OSS, JACK, disk files,
CoreAudio and network i/o. the API is nice too.

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