.NET Framework 3.5
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dotnet add package CSCore --version
NuGet\Install-Package CSCore -Version
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="CSCore" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add CSCore --version
#r "nuget: CSCore,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install CSCore as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=CSCore&version=

// Install CSCore as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=CSCore&version=

Opensource .NET audio library. It currently supports many formats including(mp3, wave, wma, flac,...), many different output provider(including waveout, directsound and wasapi, many different input provider, effects, dsp(like fft,...), etc.

For more information see

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET Framework net35-client is compatible. 
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NuGet packages (11)

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Uses the FFmpeg binaries for decoding media files in combination with CSCore.


WPF audio visualization controls using cscore.


Audio component for GameUtils


OpusSource IWaveSource implementation for CSCore


Set of controls and skins for WPF applications. Demo on GitHub :

GitHub repositories (14)

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Capture frames in real-time and save them as WebM.
Version Downloads Last updated 135,908 10/22/2017 23,195 4/16/2017
1.2.0 10,658 2/5/2017
1.1.0 37,392 5/28/2016
1.1.0-beta2 2,899 1/17/2016
1.1.0-beta 2,843 10/4/2015
1.1.0-alpha1 3,326 8/7/2015
1.1.0-alpa 2,753 6/4/2015
1.0.0 11,848 8/24/2014
1.0.0-beta 2,897 7/3/2014
0.9.2 4,176 1/16/2014
0.9.2-beta 2,809 12/29/2013
0.9.2-alpha 2,578 12/20/2013
0.9.1 3,165 10/19/2013 2,733 10/19/2013 2,726 10/12/2013 2,702 10/12/2013 2,854 10/9/2013 2,899 10/6/2013 2,853 9/19/2013 2,861 9/14/2013 2,967 8/31/2013 2,626 8/23/2013
0.9.0 2,855 8/21/2013 2,950 8/16/2013 2,768 8/15/2013 2,837 8/15/2013
0.8.9 3,021 8/15/2013

Fixed WaveOut, DirectSoundOut and Wasapi for extremely heavy multithreading
Fixed ntdll.dll crash because of heap corruption while using directsound
Added ID3v1 encoding
Several bugfix