silan - commandline tool to detect silence in audio-files

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: silan
Package version: 0.3.2
Package release: 2build3
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 41 B
Download size: 16.17 KB
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Silan is a standalone application to analyze audio files for silence and print ranges of detected signals. It supports a variety of audio-formats and codecs by making use of libsndfile and ffmpeg/libav for reading audio-data. Signal threshold and hold-off time can be freely configured. The output can be formatted with samples or seconds as unit or printed as audacity label file.



    Source package: silan

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install silan deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install silan


    • /usr/bin/silan
    • /usr/share/doc/silan/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/silan/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/silan.1.gz


    2015-09-01 - Rico Tzschichholz <> silan (0.3.2-2build3) wily; urgency=medium * No-change rebuild against ffmpeg 2.7

    2014-09-05 - Colin Watson <> silan (0.3.2-2build2) utopic; urgency=medium * Rebuild against libav11.

    2014-05-31 - Logan Rosen <> silan (0.3.2-2build1) utopic; urgency=medium * No-change rebuild against libav10.

    2014-02-24 - Sebastian Ramacher <> silan (0.3.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Team upload * debian/patches/libav10.patch: Add upstream patch to fix FTBFS with libav 10. (Closes: #739326) * debian/control: Bump Standards-Version, no changes required.

    2013-10-09 - Alessio Treglia <> silan (0.3.2-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. * Add watch file. * Switch compression to gzip. * Update copyright holders information. * Fix VCS URLs.

    2012-12-30 - Alessio Treglia <> silan (0.2.0+20121230.gitb1d80bcc8d-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release. (Closes: #696977)