ears VS openal-rs

Compare ears vs openal-rs and see what are their differences.


Easy Api in Rust to play Sounds (by jhasse)


By jpernst
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ears openal-rs
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0.0 0.0
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Rust Rust
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of openal-rs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-01-04.
  • What audio library to use?
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 4 Jan 2021
    That may work, but I haven't tried it since its LGPL licence. I'm using the alto crate and now that I've checked its repository is archived https://github.com/jpernst/alto

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ears and openal-rs you can also consider the following projects:

rust-portaudio - PortAudio bindings and wrappers for Rust.

minimp3-rs - minimp3 rust bindings + wrapper

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

rust-fmod - A rust binding for the FMOD library

portmidi-rs - High-level PortMidi bindings and wrappers for Rust

rodio - Rust audio playback library

cpal - Cross-platform audio I/O library in pure Rust

hound - A wav encoding and decoding library in Rust