cpal VS loopers

Compare cpal vs loopers and see what are their differences.


Cross-platform audio I/O library in pure Rust (by RustAudio)


Loopers is graphical live looper, written in Rust, designed for ease of use and rock-solid stability (by mwylde)
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cpal loopers
9 2
1,776 82
3.7% -
6.0 2.6
6 days ago 5 months ago
Rust Rust
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cpal. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of loopers. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-16.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cpal and loopers you can also consider the following projects:

rodio - Rust audio playback library

swyh-rs - Stream What You Hear written in rust, inspired by SWYH.


rust-vst2 - VST 2.4 API implementation in rust. Create plugins or hosts.

nih-plug - Rust VST3 and CLAP plugin framework and plugins - because everything is better when you do it yourself

rust-cookbook -

rubato - An asyncronous resampling library written in Rust

augmented-audio - Rust - Augmented Audio Libraries

rotary - A crate for working with audio in Rust

Symphonia - Pure Rust multimedia format demuxing, tag reading, and audio decoding library

glicol - Graph-oriented live coding language and music DSP library written in Rust