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PROGRAM:

NAME


fische - standalone sound visualisation

SYNOPSIS


fische [options]

OPTIONS


-D --driver driver

Use the specified audio input driver. Presently alsa, pulse, portaudio and dummy
are supported.

-d --device device

device names the pcm capture device to get the sound data from. On most systems,
the default will do just fine. This Option is ignored with the PulseAudio driver.
The PortAudio driver knows the special device help, which will spit out a list of
all known devices.

-g --geometry XxY

X and Y specify the width and height of the animation. Defaults to 800x400.

-v --virtual XxY

X and Y specify the width and height of the application window. Use this to prevent
your computer from trying to switch to non-existent fullscreen resolutions.
CAUTION: when specifying a virtual geometry, set the actual geometry FIRST!

-f --fullscreen

Start fische in fullscreen mode.

-e --extra-nervous

Start fische in nervous mode.

-s --fps fps

fps specifies the target frames per second. The default, 30, is what fische is
designed for

-1 --single

Use only one CPU, even if there are more available

--exit-on-mouseevent

Exit when a mouse button is clicked (useful mainly on touchscreens)

-n --nowrite

Do not update the configuration file with the last known working configuration.

-h --help

Display a basic help message.

RUNTIME CONTROLS


At runtime, press P to pause, F to toggle fullscreen mode, N to toggle nervosity and ESC
to quit. With the --exit-on-mouseevent flag, fische does exactly that.

KNOWN ISSUES


PortAudio is currently slow on Linux. If able, use a different driver.

On Windows, the actual frame rate is often quite different from the specified one. The
actual rate is shown after exit. Use the -s flag to increase it to about 30.

TROUBLESHOOTING (Linux only)


If you get an error like "X Error of failed request: BadValue..."

Try to start fische with the -v or --virtual flags and set X/Y to values that
correspond to a fullscreen resolution that you know exists. For example: fische -g
1400x700 -v 1400x1050

If fische starts, but won't react to sound

First of all, try a different input driver. If you are lucky, this already solves
your problem.

If not, you now have to choose which driver you would like to get working:

pulse: Fische opens the default source as set with pavucontrol or similar tools.
For example, if you would like to visualize "what's playing", set the corresponding
"monitor of output XYZ" device as default.

alsa: You might be using the wrong ALSA device. By default, fische tries to open
the "default" device. It should be correctly configured on most systems, but with
some soundcards you need complex ALSA configuration to achieve recording
capabilities - look into the ALSA documentation. For example, soundcards with
ICE1712 chips record internally produced sound on channels 10 and 11 instead of 0
and 1.

alsa: Recording might not be enabled. Check with "alsamixer" or an other mixer
application. If you are trying to visualize sounds produced by an audio player, you
must enable recording of what's called "PCM" on most cards. For external input,
record "Line In", and so on...

alsa: Your sound card might not support recording of your chosen source. In this
case, you are in bad luck. Most notably, many C-Media based cards do not allow
recording while SPDIF out is in use. You can try a setup using an "aloop" dummy
card - but that process is far beyond the scope of this man page, and with most
distributions, it requires kernel or ALSA re-compilation. However, in this case the
PulseAudio input driver might still give you the desired results.

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