Audio Support from MATLAB

Use MATLAB to read and write audio files and record and playback audio data.

MATLAB® audio support provides the ability to :

  • Read and write audio files in common formats such as WAV, AVI, FLAC, MP3, and MPEG-4 AAC
  • Playback and record audio files using the PC sound card

For more advanced audio analysis and capture including streaming, low-latency and multichannel applications, see Sound Card Support from Data Acquisition Toolbox and Sound Card Support from DSP System Toolbox.

Platform and Release Support

Playback and record capabilities are available on all supported MATLAB platforms.

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  • To play audio files, a PC sound card is required

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