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<sect1><title>
Audio outputs
</title>

<para>
These modules allow you to choose the way the
sound will be output to your audio system. VLC tries to guess the most appropriate audio output module for your system at runtime. However if you want to force a specific output module, use the following command line switch:
--aout modulename
</para>


<sect2><title>coreaudio</title>
<para><emphasis>
default: enabled on Mac OS X
</emphasis></para>
<para><emphasis>
For Mac OS X only
</emphasis></para><para>
This audio output uses CoreAudio under Mac OS X
</para>
&options-st;
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
<para><emphasis>--coreaudio-dev &lt;integer&gt; </emphasis>:
force a specific audio device
</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</sect2>

<sect2><title>directx</title>
<para><emphasis>
default: enabled on Windows
</emphasis></para>
<para><emphasis>
For Windows only
</emphasis></para><para>
This audio output uses directX under Windows
</para>
</sect2>


<sect2><title>oss</title>
<para><emphasis>
default: enabled on GNU/Linux
</emphasis></para>
<para><emphasis>
For GNU/Linux and Unix only
</emphasis></para>
<para>
This is the audio output for OSS (Open Sound System)
output (<filename>/dev/dsp</filename>, for example, under Linux). It
requires that your kernel was compiled with support for your sound
card, or, if you use ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound System), the OSS emulation
layer must be active.
</para>
&options-st;
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
<para><emphasis>--dspdev &lt;string&gt; </emphasis>:
set dsp OSS driver
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para><emphasis>--oss-buggy, --no-oss-buggy </emphasis>
Some buggy OSS drivers just don't like when their internal buffers are completely filled (the sound gets heavily hashed). If you have one of these drivers, then you need to enable this option (default disabled)
</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</sect2>

<sect2><title>alsa</title>
&disabled;
<para><emphasis>
For GNU/Linux only
</emphasis></para>
<para>
This is the sound output for ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound
Architecture). It only works under Linux, and it requires that you
installed the ALSA drivers and libraries.
</para>
&options-st;
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
<para><emphasis>--alsadev &lt;string&gt; </emphasis>:
ALSA device name
</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</sect2>

<sect2><title>esd</title>
&disabled;
<para><emphasis>
For GNU/Linux &amp; Unix only
</emphasis></para>
<para>
This sound output has ESD (Enlightened Sound Daemon)
support (usually used with Gnome). You must have the daemon and its
libraries installed.
</para></sect2>

<sect2><title>arts</title>
&disabled;
<para><emphasis>
For GNU/Linux &amp; Unix only
</emphasis></para>
<para>
This sound output has aRts (KDE's sound server)
support. You must have the daemon and its libraries installed
.</para></sect2>

<sect2><title>waveout</title>
<para><emphasis>
default: enabled under Windows
</emphasis></para>
<para><emphasis>
For Windows only
</emphasis></para><para>
This is the Wave output, which is used by the windows port.

</para></sect2>

<sect2><title>sdl</title>
&enabled;
<para>
This audio output uses SDL. Please refer to the 
video output.
</para></sect2>

</sect1>