Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is an encoding scheme for lossy compression of digital audio designed to be the successor of the MP3 format.

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Getting iTunes to play third party AAC files

I have a library filled with some old MP3 files and I'm in the process of changing them all to AAC for the better sound quality. Obviously I can't just create AAC versions of the files I already have ...
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trouble installing nero AAC on fedora-13

(i've been asking questions like this a lot lately, eh?) I'm unable/unsure how to install nero AAC on my fedora-13 box. I've downloaded the zip archive and extracted it. I see a linux directory ...
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Where can I get AA or AAX file format?

I need to test a AA and AAX file format for iphone testing. I tried google searching with filetype:aax. But I could't find it easily. Where do I find these samples?
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Failed to convert a wmv file to mp4 with ffmpeg

i need a help with this command FFMPEG COMMAND: ffmpeg -y -i /input.wmv -vcodec libx264 -acodec libfaac -ac 2 -bufsize 20M -sameq -f mp4 /output.mp4 Output: ffmpeg version 1.0 Copyright (c) 2000-...
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What is the best file format/bit rate to rip tracks from a CD into iTunes? [closed]

I know it sounds subjective but its not meant to be. I am very new to ripping CD's using iTunes, and I'm confused over the different formats available. I have read Wikipedia regarding the AAC and ...
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Convert video files for Maemo (Nokia N900) using ffmpeg/mencoder

I'm a newbie in video encoding so I'm looking for some expert advice. I'm looking to transcode media files with ffmpeg or mencoder (or something other) on Ubuntu for my Nokia N900 running Maemo. I'd ...
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Time of splitting and encoding video with ffmpeg increases exponentially

I'm trying to split a video by subtitles and encode into .mp4(h.264/aac) using ffmpeg, but it takes so much time! First pieces of video are splited and encoded really fast, but for each iteration time ...
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AAC 256kbit to MP3 320kbit conversion. I know it's lossy, but how?

Has anyone ever transcoded music from a high-quality aac to an mp3 (or vice-versa). The internet is full of people who say this should never be done, but apart from the theoretical standpoint that you ...
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How does AACplus v2 perform in comparison to AAC? [closed]

Which of these audio codecs provides better quality? I want to encode my audio files to lower lower bitrate and maximum quality.
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What software do you use to encode movies below 700mb in the MKV format?

What software do you use for encoding video files. Probably with the following specifications: Format : Matroska File size : around 300 to 600 mb Duration : 1h 30m~ Video ...
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How do I convert the format of an audio track inside an MP4 video?

I have an MP4 File with an AVC video track and an MP3 (not AAC) audio track. Video: MPEG4 Video (H264) 1920x1080 [Video] Audio: MPEG Audio 44100Hz stereo 192kbps [Audio] While some video players ...
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Undefined reference to _aacplusEncOpen

Following is the copy of my config.log file-> http://pastebin.com/embed_js.php?i=UyTBTTZv Following is copy of configure file-> http://pastebin.com/embed_js.php?i=2c15zppN Additionally: As of now ...
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How does iTunes 128 kbps AAC compares with LAME MP3 (-V 2, or -preset fast standard)?

I've been ripping my CD's to MP3 using LAME, with -preset fast standar (or -V 2), since audio listening tests find that LAME with these settings is transparent and as good as top quality Ogg Vorbis or ...
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Small pieces of video split by ffmpeg are not playing or playing with artifacts

I'm trying to cut a video file into small parts (0.5-5s) and encode these parts to h.264/aac with ffmpeg. I'm using this command: ffmpeg -i 1.avi -ss 00:05:00 -t 00:00:01,50 -vcodec libx264 -threads ...
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What tools similar to Tag&Rename exist?

I've got a media library consisting of a set of roughly 8000 MP3 (purchased from Amazon MP3), AAC (purchased from the iTunes Music Store - Unencrypted), and FLAC (ripped from my own physical disks) ...
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How to merge AAC audio stream and H.264 video, with increasing delay on audio?

I have an H.264 video stream and an AAC audio stream that are to be multiplexed into an MKV file. I've got this going mostly fine using mkvmerge on Linux, however for each set of streams I find that ...
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FFMPEG: AC3 to AAC conversion issues

Ok, this one has me scratching my head - and being a n00b isn't helping. In short, I had a script which I had perfected to covert MKV video to MP4. However, my Ubuntu 10.10 box bit the dust and ...
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Adding Chapters to video as I would for aac

With AAC I can add section breaks to my audio so if I hit next track it jumps to the next section not to the next file in the playlist. Is there a way to implement this in the video files I am ...
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Does any economically-feasible publicly available software compare audio files to determine if they are dupes?

In the vein of this question http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/3037/is-there-an-easy-way-to-replace-duplicate-files-with-hardlinks is there any software that will automatically parse a library ...
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Linking to aac audio files is returning a 404

I have a lot of audio backed up on 1&1 (a web host), as I have a ridiculously large amount of cheap space left over after my websites. I uploaded these through Wise-FTP directly to my webspace ...
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AAC Sample Rate and Bit Rate for High Quality Audio?

What are the AAC Sample Rate and Bit Rate settings to set in order to encode an audio track with a quality comparable to MP3 320kbps? I need to backup a DVD movie, the default settings for AAC are ...
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How to convert a mpeg4-aac video to mpeg-ts using MEncoder?

I know this can be done using FFMpeg and I have done it. The only problem here was that FFMpeg actually tries to "encode" the file while converting to mpeg-ts which I don't want. i.e. I just want to ...
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How to Play 24 bit flac on iTunes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flac files on iTunes I have flac files, which are 24 bit. I have tried to convert them to MPEG-4 Audio (Apple lossless), using Max (on Mac OS 10.6.4), but it let me ...
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How can I set current URL's and track names in M4A (AAC) songs?

I was listening to a mixset from Moby in iTunes today and noticed a few cool things about this M4A file which I would really like to know how to do on my own. The file has some type of embedded URL, ...
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How to convert a library of DRM'd iTunes AAC songs to unprotected mp3s for free?

How to convert a library of DRM'd iTunes ACC songs to unprotected mp3s for free?