Documentation:Modules/file aout

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Module: afile
Type Audio output
First VLC version -
Last VLC version -
Operating system(s) all
Description Audio output to write to a file
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Shortcuts for this module include audiofile and afile.


  • audiofile-file <string> : File to which the audio samples will be written to ("-" for stdout) default value: audiofile.wav
  • audiofile-format {u8,s16,float32,spdif} : Output format default value: s16
  • audiofile-channels <integer [0 .. 6]> : By default (0), all the channels of the incoming will be saved but you can restrict the number of channels here default value: 0
  • audiofile-wav <boolean> : Instead of writing a raw file, you can add a WAV header to the file default value: enabled

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