[pulseaudio-discuss] [ANNOUNCE] PulseAudio 16.0

Arun Raghavan arun at arunraghavan.net
Sat May 28 15:43:29 UTC 2022

I'm happy to announce that PulseAudio 16.0 is now out!

tarball: https://www.freedesktop.org/software/pulseaudio/releases/pulseaudio-16.0.tar.xz
sha256sum: b4ec6271910a1a86803f165056547f700dfabaf8d5c6c69736f706b5bb889f47

Quite a bit going on in this release as well,and full release notes at https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/PulseAudio/Notes/16.0/

Highlights include:

  * Time smoother and latency reporting fixes across the board, which should particularly make combine, tunnel and loopback significantly better
  * Tunnel modules should also be more robust with regards to reconnection
  * Bluetooth battery level reporting is now supported
  * RTP modules now support streaming Opus instead of PCM
  * pactl can now output JSON
  * Lots of other updates including translations, bug fixes, more hardware support and other improvements

Thanks to everyone for testing, reporting and helping get this out the door.

Have a great weekend!

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