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Printing and viewing spectrograms of audio files in command line

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View spectrograms of audio data files in the terminal as ascii characters. Provides printing to stdout, a terminal gui built on curses, and importable functions.


pip install inspec


Invocation of inspec uses the entrypoint python -m inspec.cli.

inspec open

Usage: inspec open [OPTIONS] [FILENAMES]...

  Open interactive gui for viewing audio files in command line

  -r, --rows INTEGER  Number of rows in layout
  -c, --cols INTEGER  Number of columns in layout
  -t, --time FLOAT    Jump to time in file
  --cmap TEXT         Choose colormap (see list-cmaps for options)
  --help              Show this message and exit.

inspec open demo

inspec show

Usage: inspec show [OPTIONS] FILENAME

  Print visual representation of audio file in command line

  --cmap TEXT           Choose colormap (see list-cmaps for options)
  -d, --duration FLOAT
  -t, --time FLOAT
  --amp                 Show amplitude of signal instead of spectrogram
  --help                Show this message and exit.

inspec show demo

importing in python

The code can be imported so renders can be done dynamically in other programs. This is the current gist but would be nice to make a simpler way to do this.

from import BaseAsciiSpectrogramPlugin

# Printing to stdout
plugin = BaseAsciiSpectrogramPlugin()

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