audioDevice QML Basic Type


The audioDevice value type describes the properties of an audio device that is connected to the system.

The list of audio input or output devices can be queried from the MediaDevices type. To select a certain audio device for input or output set it as the device on AudioInput or AudioOutput.

MediaPlayer {
    audioOutput: AudioOutput {
        device: mediaDevices.defaultAudioOutput
MediaDevices {
    id: mediaDevices

Method Documentation

string description()

Returns a human readable name of the audio device.

Use this string to present the device to the user.

string id()

Returns an identifier for the audio device.

Device names vary depending on the platform/audio plugin being used.

They are a unique identifier for the audio device.

bool isDefault()

Returns true if this is the default audio device.

enumeration mode()

Tells whether this device is an input or output device.

The returned value can be one of the following:

Property valueDescription
AudioDevice.NullA null device.
AudioDevice.InputAn input device.
AudioDevice.OutputAn output device.

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