Opensource .NET audio library. It currently supports many formats including(mp3, wave, wma, flac,...), many different output provider(including waveout, directsound and wasapi, many different input provider, effects, dsp(like fft,...), etc.

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Install-Package CSCore -Version
dotnet add package CSCore --version
<PackageReference Include="CSCore" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add CSCore --version
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#r "nuget: CSCore,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install CSCore as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=CSCore&version=

// Install CSCore as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=CSCore&version=
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Release Notes

Fixed WasapiOut deadlock
Improved Flac Decoder performance


This package has no dependencies.

NuGet packages (11)

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Uses the FFmpeg binaries for decoding media files in combination with CSCore.
WPF audio visualization controls using cscore.
Audio component for GameUtils
Set of controls and skins for WPF applications. Demo on GitHub :
CSCore provides Wasapi, XAudio2, and DirectSound support for Sharpex2D.

GitHub repositories (9)

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Companion application for Elite Dangerous
Capture frames in real-time and save them as WebM.
Home Theater and Digital Video Recording solution for Windows.
Stream the sound of your desktop to your Chromecast Audio device

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 65,348 10/22/2017 18,504 4/16/2017
1.2.0 10,011 2/5/2017
1.1.0 32,681 5/28/2016
1.1.0-beta2 2,545 1/17/2016
1.1.0-beta 2,417 10/4/2015
1.1.0-alpha1 2,676 8/7/2015
1.1.0-alpa 2,419 6/4/2015
1.0.0 10,621 8/24/2014
1.0.0-beta 2,452 7/3/2014
0.9.2 3,203 1/16/2014
0.9.2-beta 2,377 12/29/2013
0.9.2-alpha 2,254 12/20/2013
0.9.1 2,531 10/19/2013 2,170 10/19/2013 2,178 10/12/2013 2,125 10/12/2013 2,295 10/9/2013 2,348 10/6/2013 2,273 9/19/2013 2,272 9/14/2013 2,370 8/31/2013 2,066 8/23/2013
0.9.0 2,307 8/21/2013 2,360 8/16/2013 2,218 8/15/2013 2,274 8/15/2013
0.8.9 2,376 8/15/2013
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