OSS provides sound card drivers for most popular sound cards under Linux, *BSD, Solaris, UnixWare, OpenServer, AIX, HPUX, LynxOS, VxWorks, and Tru64. These drivers support digital audio, MIDI, synthesizers, and mixers found on sound cards. These sound drivers comply with the Open Sound System API specification. OSS provides a user-friendly GUI which makes the installation of sound drivers and configuration of sound cards very simple. It supports over 200 brand name sound cards, and provides automatic sound card detection, Plug-n-Play support, support for PCI audio soundcards, and support for full duplex audio.
|Licenses||Freeware Public Domain|
|Operating Systems||Windows Windows Windows Windows CE Windows|
Release Notes: USB bugs with Linux and Solaris have been fixed. There are still some issues with SB AudigyNX and M-Audio Sonica Theatre. HDaudio mixers have been fixed. Unused controls are no longer displayed. Kernel panics related to VMIX have been fixed. The Solaris uninstall script has been fixed so that the old SADA drivers are re-added. Solaris SADA support for recording and playback has been fixed.
No changes have been submitted for this release.
Release Notes: Solaris MUTEX lockups were fixed. New NVIDIA ICH and HDA models were added. Lockups with VMIX on SMP systems were fixed. envy24ht multichannel mode open was fixed up.
Release Notes: This release fixes select/poll on FreeBSD. Conexant HDAudio codec support has been added. There are fixes for AudigyLS. SCO OSR6 lockup issues have been fixed. Tarball installation is available for Linux. There are OSS Core Audio fixes for Poll/Select mode operations.
Release Notes: VMIX fixes were made. The ALC888 HDAudioCodec has been added. The ALSA library was fixed under Ubuntu/Debian. Solaris SADA emulation fixes were made. ossplay and ossrecord have new features.