[linux-audio-user] Dealing dynamically with multiple sound sources and sound cards in home environment

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sun Jan 25 07:15:01 EST 2004

On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 10:52:05 +0100, Robert Rozman wrote:
> If I think ideally - best would be to have range of "virtual" sound
> destinations, that could be dinamically routed,mixed to physical devices. As
> far as my novice knowledge goes I was thinking of using Alsaplayers as
> music/wav players (they have software volume control) , Jack (as sound
> servers) and Ecasound (for routing, mixing) ....

JACK can probably do all the routing/mixing you need, ecasound may be
better for playback as it runs gui-less and has wider format support
(alsaplayer is/used top be unhappy with mono for example).

- Steve 

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