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ESDSAMPLE(1)		   Enlightened Sound Daemon		  ESDSAMPLE(1)

NAME
       esdsample - play	a sample

SYNOPSIS
       esdsample [-s hostname:port] [-b] [-d] [-e] [-h]	[-m] [-r freq] sample-
       name

DESCRIPTION
       The esdsample utility plays a sample using the Enlighted	 Sound	Daemon
       (esd).

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       -s hostname:portContact the esd server on hostname at port.

       -b	       Specify	that  the output should	be in 8-bit format. By
		       default,	the output is in 16-bit	format.

       -d	       Play the	sample from file as raw	data. The default  be-
		       havior  is  to  read  the data from a sound file	(.wav,
		       .au, and	so on).	If this	option is  chosen,  samplename
		       is the name of a	file.

       -e	       Play  the  sample from the esd cache. If	this option is
		       chosen, samplename  is the name of the  sample  in  the
		       cache.

       -h	       Display help text, and exit.

       -m	       Specify	that  the  output should be in mono format. By
		       default,	the output is in stereo	format.

       -r freq	       Specify that the	output rate should be set to freq.  By
		       default,	the output rate	is set to 44.1 kHz.

OPERANDS
       The following operands are supported:

       samplename      The  name of the	sample to be played.  If the -e	option
		       is used,	samplename is the esd  cache name.  Otherwise,
		       samplename is a filename.

EXAMPLES
       Example 1: Playing a sample from	a file

       example%	esdsample generic.wav

       Example 2: Playing a sample from	the esd	cache

       example%	esdsample -e esdctl:generic.wav
       (where esdctl:generic.wav is the	cache name)

EXIT STATUS
       The following exit values are returned:

       0	Application exited successfully

       >0	Application exited with	failure

SEE ALSO
       esd(1),	esdcat(1),  esddsp(1),	esdloop(1), esdplay(1),	esd-config(1),
       esdctl(1), esdfilt(1), esdmon(1), esdrec(1)

February 2006			 EsounD	0.2.41			  ESDSAMPLE(1)

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