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 ## Supported audio cards  ## Supported audio cards
   
 The number of supported sound cards is ever increasing. The main source for supported audio devices are the manpages. You should have a look at the drivers listed in the *SEE ALSO* section of [audio(4)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audio+4+NetBSD-current).  The number of supported sound cards is ever increasing. The main source for supported audio devices are the manpages. You should have a look at the drivers listed in the *SEE ALSO* section of [[!template id=man name="audio" section="4"]].
   
 ## BIOS settings  ## BIOS settings
   
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 NetBSD comes with a number of commands that deal with audio devices. They are:  NetBSD comes with a number of commands that deal with audio devices. They are:
   
  * [audioctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audioctl+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386) -- is used for setting options of the audio system driver.   * [[!template id=man name="audioctl" section="1"]] -- is used for setting options of the audio system driver.
  * [mixerctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?mixerctl+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386) -- is used for controlling mixing variables, e.g., volume, balance and mute.   * [[!template id=man name="mixerctl" section="1"]] -- is used for controlling mixing variables, e.g., volume, balance and mute.
  * [audioplay(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audioplay+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386) -- is used for playing audio files.   * [[!template id=man name="audioplay" section="1"]] -- is used for playing audio files.
  * [audiorecord(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audiorecord+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386) -- is used for recording audio files.   * [[!template id=man name="audiorecord" section="1"]] -- is used for recording audio files.
   
   
 ### [audioctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audioctl+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386)  ### [[!template id=man name="audioctl" section="1"]]
   
 [audioctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audioctl+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386) made its appearance in NetBSD 1.3 and is used to manually set some variables regarding audio I/O, like the frequencies for playing and recording. The available parameters can be displayed with the following command:  [[!template id=man name="audioctl" section="1"]] made its appearance in NetBSD 1.3 and is used to manually set some variables regarding audio I/O, like the frequencies for playing and recording. The available parameters can be displayed with the following command:
   
     # audioctl -a | less      # audioctl -a | less
   
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 This command displays the list of all the encodings supported by the audio card on your system.  This command displays the list of all the encodings supported by the audio card on your system.
   
 ### [mixerctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?mixerctl+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386)  ### [[!template id=man name="mixerctl" section="1"]]
   
 This command is used to configure the audio mixing and has an interface similar to that of [audioctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audioctl+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386).  This command is used to configure the audio mixing and has an interface similar to that of [[!template id=man name="audioctl" section="1"]].
   
 ### [audioplay(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audioplay+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386)  ### [[!template id=man name="audioplay" section="1"]]
   
 With this command you can play audio files in simple formats like ULAW and WAV. For more sophisticated needs you might want to install one of the many programs available in the package system which let you play audio files in different formats (e.g. MP3, etc.)  With this command you can play audio files in simple formats like ULAW and WAV. For more sophisticated needs you might want to install one of the many programs available in the package system which let you play audio files in different formats (e.g. MP3, etc.)
   
 ### [audiorecord(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audiorecord+1+NetBSD-5.0.1+i386)  ### [[!template id=man name="audiorecord" section="1"]]
   
 Not unsurprisingly this command is used to record audio files.  Not unsurprisingly this command is used to record audio files.
   

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