[Ardour-Users] How does Ardour read AIFF files ?

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Tue Oct 4 09:11:23 PDT 2016

On 10/04/2016 06:02 PM, jonetsu wrote:
> Hello,
> There is an issue with Bitwig not reading some AIFF files.  Of course,
> Ardour reads the same files just fine.  As vlc, Mixbus and Renoise do.
> I see that Ardour does not use ffmpeg/libav (eg. is not linked against
> at least).  What does it use to read AIFF files ?  It is surely not
> hardcoded...

Ardour uses libsndfile which has direct support for aiff:


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