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- Subject: Re: pure lua game dev?
- From: Matt Campbell <mattc@...>
- Date: Mon, 08 May 2006 11:55:26 -0500
For audio, an alternative to SDL's audio support is Audiere
(http://audiere.sourceforge.net/). It can play both streams and
pre-loaded samples in WAV, MP3, Vorbis, MOD, and a few other formats.
Under Windows, it uses DirectSound to mix sounds, so it can take
advantage of Windows 2000/XP's kernel-mode mixer or hardware mixing.
Under Unix, it uses its own low-latency mixer with decent sample rate
conversion. It should work under FreeBSD, though I don't think it's
been tested there lately. None of the game consoles are currently
There's a Lua binding in the Subversion repository at SourceForge.net,
but it's not currently integrated with the GNU build system used on
Unix, so you'll have to build it yourself.
I hope this helps.
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