JACK Audio Connection Kit

media-sound/jack-audio-connection-kit


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Summary: A sophisticated audio routing and mixing application.

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coreaudio
Build the CoreAudio driver on Mac OS X systems
cpudetection
Enables runtime cpudetection
pam
Add basic realime configuration via sys-auth/realtime-base

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JACK Audio Connection Kit

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JACK is an acronym for Jack Audio Connection Kit. It is a low latency audio server mainly utilized by pro audio software.

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I'm interested to know what makes JACK better than using ALSA. Some introductory comparison would be welcome.

For users that require low latency when running JACK, see the following kernel configuration guide.