[vlc-devel] [PATCH] spatialaudio: replace the FHK HRTF by the 3D Sound Labs HRTF

Adrien Maglo magsoft at videolan.org
Mon Dec 18 16:23:49 CET 2017

On 18/12/2017 15:34, RĂ©mi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> LGPL? is a .sofa binary the preferred form of making modifications to the HRTF?

Yes, this HRTF was released under the LGPL license.
According to the authors (3D Sound Labs), the following statement was 
included in the metadata inside. I did not check though.

Copyright (C) 2017 3D Sound Labs

This file is part of VLC

VLC is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

VLC is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
along with VLC; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston MA 02110-1301, USA.

Regarding the format, SOFA files are the most standard way to store an 
HRTF. They are several tools for audio researcher to create and extract 
the HRTF PCM waves for this format.

Best regards,


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