sox

Description:The swiss army knife of sound processing programs
License: LGPL-2.1
Homepage:http://sox.sourceforge.net
Location:Portage
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  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
14.4.2-r1 + + + ~ + - ~ + + - - + +

USE flags

  • alsa - Add support for media-libs/alsa-lib (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture)
  • amr - Enables Adaptive Multi-Rate Audio support
  • ao - Use libao audio output library for sound playback
  • debug - Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
  • encode - Add support for encoding of audio or video files
  • ffmpeg - Enable ffmpeg/libav-based audio/video codec support
  • flac - Add support for FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec
  • id3tag - Enables ID3 tagging with id3tag library
  • ladspa - Enable the ability to support ladspa plugins
  • libsamplerate - Build with support for converting sample rates using libsamplerate
  • mad - Add support for mad (high-quality mp3 decoder library and cli frontend)
  • ogg - Add support for the Ogg container format (commonly used by Vorbis, Theora and flac)
  • openmp - Build support for the OpenMP (support parallel computing), requires >=sys-devel/gcc-4.2 built with USE="openmp"
  • opus - Enable Opus audio codec support
  • oss - Add support for OSS (Open Sound System)
  • png - Add support for libpng (PNG images)
  • pulseaudio - Add support for PulseAudio sound server
  • sndfile - Add support for libsndfile
  • static-libs - Build static versions of dynamic libraries as well
  • twolame - Enables twolame support (MPEG Audio Layer 2 encoder)
  • wavpack - Add support for wavpack audio compression tools

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
12 months normal SoX: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 3 years normal SoX: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
about 15 years normal SoX: Multiple buffer overflows

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