Alan Freedman -- The Computer Language Company - Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Longest-Running Tech Reference on the Planet

A CDE Definition

You'll love The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia (CDE) for Tech Term of the Day (TTOD)

LOOK UP ANOTHER TERM


OpenAL

(OPEN Audio Library) A 3D audio programming interface that is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix and game consoles. OpenAL is an open source alternative to Microsoft's DirectSound interface. OpenAL supports Creative Labs' environmental extensions (EAX). For more information, visit www.openal.com. See EAX. See also OpenGL.




Windows Sound APIs
This is the relationship between OpenAL and the sound programming interfaces (APIs) from Microsoft. The MMSystem was developed for Windows 3.x.






Personal Use Only

Before/After Your Search Term
BeforeAfter
open systemOpenBSD
Open System InterconnectionOpenCL
open systemsOpenCourseWare
Open TransportOpenDDS
open WebOpenDoc
Open webOSOpenDoc parts
Open WithOpenDocument
Open XMLOpenEdge
OpenAIOpenFlow
OpenAirOpenFlow router

Terms By Topic
Click any of the following categories for a list of fundamental terms.
Computer Words You Gotta KnowSystem design
Job categoriesUnix/Linux
Interesting stuffPersonal computers
InternetIndustrial Automation/Process Control
Communications & networkingAssociations/Standards organizations
HistoryDesktop publishing
Audio/VideoGraphics
MainframesSecurity
ProgrammingHealthcare IT
System design