autovbox man page

autovbox ā€” ISDN voice box (sound converter)


autovbox [-2 | -3 | -4 | -h | -v] [-n name] [-p phone] [-l location]


Convert .au files (Sun audio format) on standard input into vbox files (vbox audio header) on standard output. autovbox is a link to vboxcnvt(1).


Autovbox reads from stdin and writes to stdout.

-2, --adpcm-2

Convert to ADPCM 2 format.

-3, --adpcm-3

Convert to ADPCM 3 format.

-4, --adpcm-4

Convert to ADPCM 4 format.

-u, --ulaw

Convert to ulaw format (default).

-n NAME, --name NAME

Name to write into the header.

-p, --phone PHONE

Telephone number to write into the header.

-l LOCATION, --location LOCATION

City to write into the header.

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-v, --version

Show version of program.

See Also

rmdtovbox(1), vboxtoau(1), vboxmode(1), vboxcnvt(1), vbox(5).


This manual page was written by Andreas Jellinghaus <>, for Debian GNU/Linux and isdn4linux.
Now maintained by Paul Slootman <>.

Referenced By

vbox(1), vboxconvert(1), vbox_file(5), vboxmode(1), vboxtoau(1).

2002/10/15 ISDN 4 Linux 3.27 Linux System Administration