[linux-audio-user] Audio file format

Jaakko Prattala Jaakko.Prattala at Helsinki.FI
Mon Mar 31 15:49:01 EST 2003

On Monday 31 March 2003 13:16, Robert Epprecht wrote:
> 1.wav: RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, Microsoft ADPCM, mono 44100
> Hz
> I thought WAVE was a format without compression? The duration of the files
> (when played by 'play') shows that this is not possible. So what is it?

ADPCM is a kind of a compression method.
That's all (I think) I know. Google is your friend:
92800 hits for adpcm :-)

Jaakko Prättälä
Jaakko.Prattala at Helsinki.FI

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