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alsa-lib (occasionally a.k.a. libasound) is a userspace library that provides a level of abstraction over the /dev interfaces provided by the kernel modules. For a more detailed overview of ALSA and how alsa-lib fits into the picture, see AlsaTips.

Homegrown Wiki documentation

HowTo Asynchronous Playback - A detailed guide on how to setup and play back audio asynchronously

HowTo access a mixer control - A guide to using the controls and hcontrols apis

External documentation

alsa-lib PCM plugins - Reference

Wiki pages for certain plugins:

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