Le 2018-04-14 à 01:22 PM, David Pickett a écrit :



At 17:51 14-04-18, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
>On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 05:42:11PM +0200, David Pickett wrote:
>
>> Incidentally, one of the drawbacks of multichannel wavfiles for HOA is their >> large size for any reasonable length of musical composition. At 48kHz, a >> 9-channel 2nd order file takes c. 74MB for 1 minute of music. Alternatively, >> 1GB lasts about 13.5 minutes in 2nd order or about 30.4 mins in 1st order.
>
>This is one of the reasons why the CAF file format was chosen for Ambix.
>It doesn't have the 32-bit file size limit of most other formats (all
>size fields are 64-bit).

Doesnt this limit one to the Apple environment?

David

Hi David.

Short answer: no.

More info (and a sample file) here:
http://samplephotovideo.com/2015/12/download-caf-apple-core-audio-format-caf/

Any software using libsndfile (ex: sox, ffmpeg) can read (and possibly write) CAF files:
http://www.mega-nerd.com/libsndfile/

--
Marc
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