14. Multimedia Services

The modules described in this chapter implement various algorithms or interfaces that are mainly useful for multimedia applications. They are available at the discretion of the installation. Here's an overview:

audioop Manipulate raw audio data.
imageop Manipulate raw image data.
aifc Read and write audio files in AIFF or AIFC format.
sunau Provide an interface to the Sun AU sound format.
wave Provide an interface to the WAV sound format.
chunk Module to read IFF chunks.
colorsys Conversion functions between RGB and other color systems.
rgbimg Read and write image files in ``SGI RGB'' format (the module is not SGI specific though!).
imghdr Determine the type of image contained in a file or byte stream.
sndhdr Determine type of a sound file.

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