audio-type

Detect the audio type of a Buffer/Uint8Array

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audio-type test stable npm license
Detect the audio type of a ArrayBuffer/Uint8Array

Install

$ npm i audio-type

Usage

Node.js
import readChunk from 'read-chunk'; // npm install read-chunk
import audioType from 'audio-type';
var buffer = readChunk.sync('meow.wav', 0, 12);

audioType(buffer);
//=> wav
Browser
import audioType from './audio-type.js'

var xhr = new XMLHttpRequest();
xhr.open('GET', 'meow.flac');
xhr.responseType = 'arraybuffer';

xhr.onload = function () {
	audioType(this.response);
	//=> flac
};

xhr.send();

API

audioType(buffer)

Returns: 'mp3', 'oga', 'flac', 'wav', 'm4a', 'opus', 'qoa'

buffer

Type: buffer (Node.js), arrayBuffer, uint8array
It only needs the first 12 bytes.

License

MIT •