[Openal] HRTF programming in Linux?
drew.kirkpatrick at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 12:19:54 PDT 2005
So are there any sound cards/drivers in linux that would support this
HRTF style functionality, or is this a windows only kinda thing?
On 8/16/05, Garin Hiebert <garinh at cheesetoast.net> wrote:
> > Does
> > openAL support 3D audio through HRTF's? They're hardly mentioned in
> > the documentation, so I'm confused as to how to do 3d audio
> > development for stereo headphones in linux....
> Yes, sometimes. It's up to the library and/or driver to provide the
> HRTF support. OpenAL itself doesn't provide any control over HRTF
> What this effectively means is that you don't get any HRTF functionality
> under Linux, because the library and drivers don't provide it. Under
> Windows, you get whatever is provided by the driver (for instance, on
> Creative cards if the headphone output is selected, you get appropriate
> HRTF functionality).
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