Secret Rabbit Code (aka libsamplerate) is a
Sample Rate Converter for audio.
One example of where such a thing would be useful is converting audio
from the CD sample rate of 44.1kHz to the 48kHz sample rate used by
SRC is capable of arbitrary and time varying conversions ; from
downsampling by a factor of 12 to upsampling by the same factor.
Arbitrary in this case means that the ratio of input and output
sample rates can be an irrational number.
The conversion ratio can also vary with time for speeding up and slowing
SRC provides a small set of converters to allow quality to
be traded off against computation cost.
The current best converter provides a signal-to-noise ratio of 97dB
with -3dB passband extending from DC to 96% of the theoretical
best bandwidth for a given pair of input and output sample rates.
Since the library has few dependencies beyond that provided by the
standard C library, it should compile and work on just about any
It is know to work on Linux, MacOSX,
With some relatively minor hacking it should also be relatively easy
to port it to embedded systems and digital signal processors.
In addition, the library comes with a comprehensive test suite which
can validate the performance of the library on new platforms.