|Operating system||macOS, iOS|
Apple's Core Audio documentation states that "in creating this new architecture on Mac OS X, Apple's objective in the audio space has been twofold. The primary goal is to deliver a high-quality, superior audio experience for Macintosh users. The second objective reflects a shift in emphasis from developers having to establish their own audio and MIDI protocols in their applications to Apple moving ahead to assume responsibility for these services on the Macintosh platform."
- "Core Audio Overview: OpenAL (Open Audio Library)". Apple Inc. February 11, 2014. Retrieved January 28, 2015.
- "Audio and MIDI on Mac OS X" (PDF). Apple Computer. May 29, 2001. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 11, 2008. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
- "Apple Developer Documentation".