Khronos Group releases OpenSL 1.0 spec
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Khronos Group releases OpenSL 1.0 spec

The OpenSL ES standard simplifies deployment of hardware and software audio capabilities across any platform or operating system and provides broad audio portability for application developers. The specifications are immediately available for download at http://www.khronos.org/opensles/ and may be used royalty-free by implementers and developers. An Adopters Program for OpenSL ES including extensive conformance tests to ensure cross-implementation consistency and trademark usage by conformant implementations will be released by Khronos during April 2009.

The audio API space is highly fragmented and developers are forced to constantly port their audio code across proprietary or platform-specific APIs as even just playing a simple sound requires different code on different platforms. OpenSL ES fills a void in the audio API arena by enabling standardized, cross-platform access to a native platform’s audio capabilities -- not something that APIs such as OpenAL or ALSA were designed to do, say the folks at Khronos.

OpenSL ES defines standardized access to both basic and advanced features such as MIDI playback and 3D positional audio on any device and operating system and is extensible by implementers to take advantage of emerging audio capabilities. OpenSL ES also provides a portable foundation for implementing the audio portions of higher-level APIs such as JSR 135 and JSR 234.

 
AAPL
$95.22
Apple Inc.
+0.19
GOOG
$579.18
Google Inc.
+8.08
MSFT
$42.09
Microsoft Corpora
+0.41
MacNews Search:
Community Search:

Latest Forum Discussions

See All
view counter

view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter

Minimalistic Puzzler Bicolor Adds New Le...
Minimalistic Puzzler Bicolor Adds New Levels in Latest Update Posted by Ellis Spice on July 11th, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
Civilization Revolution 2 Review
Civilization Revolution 2 Review By Blake Grundman on July 11th, 2014 Our Rating: :: MORE REDUX THAN REVOLUTIONUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Is a new 3D coat of paint worth spending $14.99? In this case, probably not…   | Read more »
Simian Flu Infects Plague Inc.’s Latest...
Simian Flu Infects Plague Inc.’s Latest Update Posted by Jennifer Allen on July 11th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
The Rhythm of Fighters Review
The Rhythm of Fighters Review By Lee Hamlet on July 11th, 2014 Our Rating: :: OFF-BEATiPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad The Rhythm of Fighters can’t capture the excitement of its beat-em-up equivalent, due largely to a lacklustre soundtrack.   | Read more »
Real Racing 3′s Gold Payout Substantiall...
Real Racing 3′s Gold Payout Substantially Increased in Latest Update Posted by Jennifer Allen on July 11th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
Lomotif Review
Lomotif Review By Lee Hamlet on July 11th, 2014 Our Rating: :: INSTANT MUSIC VIDEOSiPad Only App - Designed for the iPad Adding music to short video clips has never been easier than it is with Lomotif.   | Read more »
Roll a Critical Sucess for Getting in Sh...
Roll a Critical Sucess for Getting in Shape With FitRPG: Gamifying Fitbit Posted by Jessica Fisher on July 11th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
Alphabeats Review
Alphabeats Review By Jennifer Allen on July 11th, 2014 Our Rating: :: WORDY MUSICAL MASH-UPUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Tricky due to an awkward control system, Alphabeats is still an interesting combination of rhythm gaming and word play.   | Read more »
iblazr: Portable Flash for Smarphone Cam...
iblazr: Portable Flash for Smarphone Cameras from BiteMyApple.co. Posted by Jessica Fisher on July 11th, 2014 [ permalink ] BiteMyApple.co has announced that they will begin shipping their new iblazr today. | Read more »
Transworld Endless Skater Review
Transworld Endless Skater Review By Jennifer Allen on July 11th, 2014 Our Rating: :: TRICKY IN EVERY SENSEUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad A little too tricky at times, Transworld Endless Skater is a more true to skateboarding game than most.   | Read more »
All contents are Copyright 1984-2010 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.