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AFMT_U16_LE sample format

16 bit unsigned little endian sample format (obsolete)


This format was added to OSS by mistake several years ago. Do not use it. It's not a part of the API and it will be removed from OSS (soundcard.h) after 2010.

The industry standard is to use signed 16 bit audio formats such as AFMT_S16_LE. Signed formats such as AFMT_U16_LE are never used in real world applications.

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