The Oracle Multimedia ORDAudio object type supports the storage and management of audio data.
Audio data can have different formats, encoding types, compression types, numbers of channels, sampling rates, sample sizes, and playing times (duration) depending upon how the audio data is digitally recorded. Oracle Multimedia ORDAudio can store and retrieve audio data of any data format. Oracle Multimedia ORDAudio can extract metadata from audio data of a variety of popular audio formats. Oracle Multimedia ORDAudio can also extract application attributes and store them in the comments attribute of the object in XML form.