Volume.app is a simple and attractive audio volume control program in the dockapp form factor, intended for use with X window managers such as Window Maker, Blackbox, and Afterstep. It differs from many other dockapp mixer programs in that it does not require precise control of the mouse to perform volume adjustments. Its simplistic design is also such that it can only monitor/control one mixer source at a time.
Xmmix is an audio mixer utility for the X window system using the OSF/Motif interface. It works with the Linux sound driver as well as any UNIX system running the Open Sound System (OSS) driver. Xmmix is user-friendly and has the ability to save/retrieve mixer settings to/from files.
mixplayd is a multi-channel MP3 player daemon controlled over a TCP port. It has all functions like play/pause/stop/seeking plus special mixer functions. The number of channels and sound devices (including named pipe support) can be changed at run time. It is meant to be used in conjunction with a playlist-maintaining client.
SDL_sound is a library that handles the decoding of several popular sound file formats such as .WAV and .MP3. Designed to make the task of sound playback easier, SDL_sound accepts files or other input through an abstraction layer and returns the decoded waveform. SDL_sound can decode a whole sound file and hand back a single pointer to the waveform, or SDL_sound can process sound data in programmer-specified blocks when resource constraints are a concern. SDL_sound can also handle sample rate, audio format, and channel conversion on-the-fly.
KOssMixer allows a user to control the hardware mixer of a sound card. It self-adjusts to the available mixer controls provided by the user's hardware and driver combination. KOssMixer provides a few unusual features not found in other mixers, including the ability to hide unused mixer controls and to rename controls to reflect their usage rather than be constrained to the generic name provided by the driver.
SDLucid is a C++ wrapper library for the SDL media library. It aims to not only be a wrapper, but to also offer a cleaner interface than the original SDL, as well as increased functionality. This additional functionality includes fonts, PNG loading, graphical primitives, built-in mixing, mod playing, and MP3 decoding. SDLucid follows naming conventions, approximating those of the Standard Template Library.
Gemu is a Gnome application designed to configure sound cards based on the EMU10K1 platform from Creative Labs. Gemu is capable of adding, viewing and deleting audio routes, turning on Live Drive IR, turning on the 12db boost to the front/headphone jacks on Live cards, setting the S/PDIF frequency on Audigy cards, setting the recording source, turning on digital passthrough mode, setting to the analog or digital mode of the dual-mode jack of 5.1 cards, adding and seeing patches for sources and destinations, and controlling volume on a per-route basis or by source or destination.