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#ifndef foovolumehfoo
#define foovolumehfoo

/* $Id: volume.h 1426 2007-02-13 15:35:19Z ossman $ */

/***
  This file is part of PulseAudio.

  Copyright 2004-2006 Lennart Poettering
  Copyright 2006 Pierre Ossman <ossman@cendio.se> for Cendio AB

  PulseAudio is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
  it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published
  by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License,
  or (at your option) any later version.

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  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
  General Public License for more details.

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***/

#include <inttypes.h>
#include <pulse/cdecl.h>
#include <pulse/sample.h>

/** \page volume Volume Control
 *
 * \section overv_sec Overview
 *
 * Sinks, sources, sink inputs and samples can all have their own volumes.
 * To deal with these, The PulseAudio libray contains a number of functions
 * that ease handling.
 *
 * The basic volume type in PulseAudio is the \ref pa_volume_t type. Most of
 * the time, applications will use the aggregated pa_cvolume structure that
 * can store the volume of all channels at once.
 *
 * Volumes commonly span between muted (0%), and normal (100%). It is possible
 * to set volumes to higher than 100%, but clipping might occur.
 *
 * \section calc_sec Calculations
 *
 * The volumes in PulseAudio are logarithmic in nature and applications
 * shouldn't perform calculations with them directly. Instead, they should
 * be converted to and from either dB or a linear scale:
 *
 * \li dB - pa_sw_volume_from_dB() / pa_sw_volume_to_dB()
 * \li Linear - pa_sw_volume_from_linear() / pa_sw_volume_to_linear()
 *
 * For simple multiplication, pa_sw_volume_multiply() and
 * pa_sw_cvolume_multiply() can be used.
 *
 * Calculations can only be reliably performed on software volumes
 * as it is commonly unknown what scale hardware volumes relate to.
 *
 * The functions described above are only valid when used with
 * software volumes. Hence it is usually a better idea to treat all
 * volume values as opaque with a range from PA_VOLUME_MUTE (0%) to
 * PA_VOLUME_NORM (100%) and to refrain from any calculations with
 * them.
 *
 * \section conv_sec Convenience Functions
 *
 * To handle the pa_cvolume structure, the PulseAudio library provides a
 * number of convenienc functions:
 *
 * \li pa_cvolume_valid() - Tests if a pa_cvolume structure is valid.
 * \li pa_cvolume_equal() - Tests if two pa_cvolume structures are identical.
 * \li pa_cvolume_channels_equal_to() - Tests if all channels of a pa_cvolume
 *                             structure have a given volume.
 * \li pa_cvolume_is_muted() - Tests if all channels of a pa_cvolume
 *                             structure are muted.
 * \li pa_cvolume_is_norm() - Tests if all channels of a pa_cvolume structure
 *                            are at a normal volume.
 * \li pa_cvolume_set() - Set all channels of a pa_cvolume structure to a
 *                        certain volume.
 * \li pa_cvolume_reset() - Set all channels of a pa_cvolume structure to a
 *                          normal volume.
 * \li pa_cvolume_mute() - Set all channels of a pa_cvolume structure to a
 *                         muted volume.
 * \li pa_cvolume_avg() - Return the average volume of all channels.
 * \li pa_cvolume_snprint() - Pretty print a pa_cvolume structure.
 */

/** \file
 * Constants and routines for volume handling */

PA_C_DECL_BEGIN

/** Volume specification:
 *  PA_VOLUME_MUTED: silence;
 * < PA_VOLUME_NORM: decreased volume;
 *   PA_VOLUME_NORM: normal volume;
 * > PA_VOLUME_NORM: increased volume */
00101 typedef uint32_t pa_volume_t;

/** Normal volume (100%) */
00104 #define PA_VOLUME_NORM (0x10000)

/** Muted volume (0%) */
00107 #define PA_VOLUME_MUTED (0)

/** A structure encapsulating a per-channel volume */
00110 typedef struct pa_cvolume {
00111     uint8_t channels;                     /**< Number of channels */
00112     pa_volume_t values[PA_CHANNELS_MAX];  /**< Per-channel volume  */
} pa_cvolume;

/** Return non-zero when *a == *b */
int pa_cvolume_equal(const pa_cvolume *a, const pa_cvolume *b);

/** Set the volume of all channels to PA_VOLUME_NORM */
00119 #define pa_cvolume_reset(a, n) pa_cvolume_set((a), (n), PA_VOLUME_NORM)

/** Set the volume of all channels to PA_VOLUME_MUTED */
00122 #define pa_cvolume_mute(a, n) pa_cvolume_set((a), (n), PA_VOLUME_MUTED)

/** Set the volume of all channels to the specified parameter */
pa_cvolume* pa_cvolume_set(pa_cvolume *a, unsigned channels, pa_volume_t v);

/** Maximum length of the strings returned by pa_cvolume_snprint() */
00128 #define PA_CVOLUME_SNPRINT_MAX 64

/** Pretty print a volume structure */
char *pa_cvolume_snprint(char *s, size_t l, const pa_cvolume *c);

/** Return the average volume of all channels */
pa_volume_t pa_cvolume_avg(const pa_cvolume *a);

/** Return TRUE when the passed cvolume structure is valid, FALSE otherwise */
int pa_cvolume_valid(const pa_cvolume *v);

/** Return non-zero if the volume of all channels is equal to the specified value */
int pa_cvolume_channels_equal_to(const pa_cvolume *a, pa_volume_t v);

/** Return 1 if the specified volume has all channels muted */
00143 #define pa_cvolume_is_muted(a) pa_cvolume_channels_equal_to((a), PA_VOLUME_MUTED)

/** Return 1 if the specified volume has all channels on normal level */
00146 #define pa_cvolume_is_norm(a) pa_cvolume_channels_equal_to((a), PA_VOLUME_NORM)

/** Multiply two volumes specifications, return the result. This uses PA_VOLUME_NORM as neutral element of multiplication. This is only valid for software volumes! */
pa_volume_t pa_sw_volume_multiply(pa_volume_t a, pa_volume_t b);

/** Multiply to per-channel volumes and return the result in *dest. This is only valid for software volumes! */
pa_cvolume *pa_sw_cvolume_multiply(pa_cvolume *dest, const pa_cvolume *a, const pa_cvolume *b);

/** Convert a decibel value to a volume. This is only valid for software volumes! \since 0.4 */
pa_volume_t pa_sw_volume_from_dB(double f);

/** Convert a volume to a decibel value. This is only valid for software volumes! \since 0.4 */
double pa_sw_volume_to_dB(pa_volume_t v);

/** Convert a linear factor to a volume. This is only valid for software volumes! \since 0.8 */
pa_volume_t pa_sw_volume_from_linear(double v);

/** Convert a volume to a linear factor. This is only valid for software volumes! \since 0.8 */
double pa_sw_volume_to_linear(pa_volume_t v);

#ifdef INFINITY
#define PA_DECIBEL_MININFTY (-INFINITY)
#else
/** This value is used as minus infinity when using pa_volume_{to,from}_dB(). \since 0.4 */
00170 #define PA_DECIBEL_MININFTY (-200)
#endif

PA_C_DECL_END

#endif

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