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pw-cat

Pipewire tool for playing and recording audio files. More information: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_PipeWire_PipeWire_CLI.

  • List all available playback targets:

pw-cat --playback --list-targets

  • Play a WAV file over the default target:

pw-cat --playback {{path/to/file.wav}}

  • List all available record targets:

pw-cat --record --list-targets

  • Record a sample recording at a different volume level:

pw-cat --record --volume={{0.1}} {{path/to/file.wav}}

  • Record a sample recording using a different sample rate:

pw-cat --record --rate={{6000}} {{path/to/file.wav}}