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The aifc module

This module reads and writes AIFF and AIFC audio files (as used on SGI and Macintosh computers).

Example: Using the aifc module
# File: aifc-example-1.py

import aifc

a = aifc.open("samples/sample.aiff", "r")

if a.getnchannels() == 1:
    print "mono,",
    print "stereo,",

print a.getsampwidth()*8, "bits,",
print a.getframerate(), "Hz sampling rate"

data = a.readframes(a.getnframes())

print len(data), "bytes read"

$ python aifc-example-1.py
mono, 16 bits, 8012 Hz sampling rate
13522 bytes read