JDK-6477263 : JavaSound doesn't support multi-channels on Windows
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.sound
  • Affected Version: 7
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Open
  • Resolution: Unresolved
  • OS: windows
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2006-10-02
  • Updated: 2018-09-05
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Description
JavaSound doesn't support multi-channel capture and playback on multi-channel soundcards
AudioSystem.isLineSupported(...) returns false for any formats with channels > 2,
AudioSystem.getLine(...) throws IllegalArgumantException for any formats with channels > 2

Comments
- this is an issue reported against 7(7u), - there are now affected version 9 filed for this issue - 7u issues are transferred to Sustaining Nevertheless if someone have a report against 9 - please reopen and add affectedVersion 9 or 7u specific escalations might be reopen to Sustaining
10-08-2014

- this is an issue reported against 7(7u), - there are now affected version 9 filed for this issue - 7u issues are transferred to Sustaining Nevertheless if someone have a report against 9 - please reopen and add affectedVersion 9 or 7u specific escalations might be reopen to Sustaining
10-08-2014

EVALUATION JavaSound should use multi-channel capabilities when possible. latest DirectSound allow to use it. look at http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/audio/multichaud.mspx for details
04-10-2006