Waveform Audio File Format

Waveform Audio File Format (WAVE, or more commonly known as WAV due to its filename extension) is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing audio on PCs. WAVs are compatible with Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems.

MatDeck has completely supports WAV files and is able to work with them, examples include:

  • wave properties() – function which returns the basic properties of the WAV file, including sampling rate, and the number of channels.
  • wave read() – function which is used to read data from WAV file for further processing.
  • audio play() – function which is used to play the data as sound.
  • wave write() – function which is used to save the data as a WAV file.