3.3. esdcat, esdmon, esdrec

esdcat plays a raw audio stream through the daemon. esdmon outputs the mixed stream from the daemon. esdrec outputs from the sound device's current input.

esdcat [options] [file=stdin]

esdmon [options] [file=stdout]

esdrec [options] [file=stdout]

optionpurpose
-s SERVERcommunicate with esound running at SERVER
-bread/write 8 bit sample data
-mread/write mono data
-r RATEuse a sampling rate of RATE

NOTE: options for esdcat, esdmon, and esdrec default to 16 bit (signed), stereo, 44.1kHz