sfconvert - convert between various audio formats
sfconvert infile outfile [ options ... ] [ output keywords ... ]
The sfconvert tool can be used to convert audio files from one audio
format to another. The files' audio formats have to be supported by
The following keywords specify the format of the output sound file:
Desired endianness of output sample data. e may be one of big or
Number of output channels. n is 1 for mono, and 2 for stereo
Audio format of output file. f has to be one of the currently
supported formats: aiff (Audio Interchange File Format), aifc
(AIFF-C File Format), next (NeXT/Sun Format), wave (MS RIFF WAVE
Format), or bics (Berkeley/IRCAM/CARL Sound File Format).
integer n s
Produce integer samples. n specifies the width of individual
samples in bits, s yields the encoding and may be one of 2scomp
(2's complement signed data), or unsigned (unsigned data). The
integer and float options (see below) are mutually exclusive.
Produce floating point samples with a maximum amplitude of m
(usually 1.0). This options may not be used together with option
sfconvert was written by Michael Pruett <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This manual page was written by Daniel Kobras <email@example.com> for
the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). It is based
on the sfconvert plain text documentation as distributed with
Debian Project March 2001 SFCONVERT(1)
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