DescriptionLibsndfile is a C library for reading and writing files containing sampled sound (such as MS Windows WAV and the Apple/SGI AIFF format) through one standard library interface.

Original Source

License conditions

libsndfile is released under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License, of which there are two versions; version 2.1 and version 3. To maximise the compatibility of libsndfile, the user may choose to use libsndfile under either of the above two licenses.


No copyright information available. Only a list of authors is part of the package:

The main author of libsndfile is Erik de Castro Lopo <>
apart from code in the following directories:

- src/GSM610 : Written by Jutta Degener <> and Carsten
Bormann <>. They should not be contacted in relation to
libsndfile or the GSM 6.10 code that is part of libsndfile. Their original
code can be found at:

- src/G72x : Released by Sun Microsystems, Inc. to the public domain. Minor
modifications were required to integrate these files into libsndfile. The
changes are listed in src/G72x/ChangeLog.


2013-03-07 Michael Pruett
2013-02-11 Chris Roberts
2012-03-17 IOhannes m zmoelnig
2013-02-21 Jan Starry
2012-01-20 Bodo
2011-06-23 Tim van der Molen
2010-12-01 Tim Blechmann
2010-10-04 Matti Nykyri
2010-09-17 Brian Lewis
2010-02-22 Robin Gareus
2010-01-07 Christian Weisgerber and Jacob Meuserto
2009-10-18 Olivier Tristan
2009-10-14, 2009-08-30 Uli Franke
2009-06-24, 2008-11-19, 2004-09-22, 2004-06-17, 2003-05-03, 2003-05-02 Conrad Parker
2009-05-22 Lennart Poettering
2008-07-03, 2006-10-22, 2006-10-18 Fons Adriaensen
2008-04-19 David Yeo
2008-01-20 Yair K.
2007-12-03 Robs
2007-07-12 Ed Schouten
2007-06-07 Trent Apted
2007-04-14, 2003-12-12 André Pang
2007-04-14 Reuben Thomas
2006-11-09 Jonathan Woithe
2006-03-26 Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò
2006-03-17 Paul Davis
2006-03-09 Jesse Chappell
2006-01-09, 2005-12-28 John ffitch
2005-09-21 David A. van Leeuwen
2005-08-15 Mo DeJong
2005-04-30 David Viens
2004-12-29 Steve Baker
2004-09-05 Denis Cote
2004-06-28 Stanko Juzbasic
2004-02-14 Frank Neumann
2003-08-15 Axel Röbel
2003-08-06 Peter Miller
2003-07-21 Tero Pelander
2003-02-10 Antoine Mathys
2002-12-30 Marek Peteraj


libsndfile-1.0.28.tar.gz (Source code as a .tar.gz)

libsndfile-1.0.28-w64-setup.exe (Win32 installer)

libsndfile-1.0.28-w32-setup.exe (Win64 installer)