PulseAudio 3.0 Is Available for Download

A huge number of new features have been implemented in this version

PulseAudio, a sound system for POSIX OSes, working as a proxy for sound applications and allowing users to do advanced operations on sound data, is now at version 3.0.

Highlights of PulseAudio 3.0:

• ALSA Use Case Manager (UCM) support has been added;

• Runtime editable LADSPA filter parameters have been implemented;

• Bluetooth support now requires "sbc" – a library for the SBC codec;

• Support for the "socket API" of BlueZ has been dropped in favor of the D-Bus based "media API";

• Support for HAL has been removed;

• Optimizations have been added for sample format conversion between S16LE and floating point formats using the ARM NEON instructions;

• pactl and pacmd now support unloading modules by name.

Check out the official announcement for a complete list of new features and updates.

Download PulseAudio 3.0 right now from Softpedia.

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