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Coreaudiod is a command line tool on macOS that controls the audio system of the operating system. It is responsible for managing audio playback, recording, and controlling various audio settings. This tool is an essential component of the Core Audio system, which provides the audio architecture for macOS applications. Coreaudiod handles audio processing and routing, enabling applications to play sounds through the system speakers or other audio devices. It maintains a persistent connection with hardware devices, keeping track of available audio devices and their associated settings. Coreaudiod also provides functions for adjusting audio input and output levels and managing audio plugins. It plays a crucial role in ensuring smooth audio playback and ensuring that the operating system can handle various sound-related tasks effectively.

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