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mix a multi-channel sound file to mono


sndfile-mix-to-mono <multi-channel input file> <mono output file>

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sndfile-mix-to-mono reads a multi-channel input file and writes a single channel output file consisting of all of the input channels mixed together (like a audio mixing desk would do). The input and output files are read/written using libsndfile (

The format of the output file is determined by the filename extension of the output file.


This manual page was written by Erik de Castro Lopo <>.

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