[mythtv-users] Apple Lossless Audio Codec

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Oct 29 15:15:28 UTC 2011

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 08:16:35AM -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 8:08 AM, Craig Treleaven <ctreleaven at cogeco.ca> wrote:
> > FYI:
> >
> > http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2120792/apple-sources-lossless-audio-codec
> >
> >>The Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) was developed by Apple for its gadgets and now Apple has released it under the Apache licence. ALAC compresses the size of audio files with no loss of quality. So, for example, if the original file is 30MB, this could cut it down to 15MB, but still retain the sound quality.
> >
> > I know Myth already gets ALAC support from a library but I thought I'd pass this along.
> Interesting, but I would like to know how ALAC compares to FLAC...

One of them is supported on Apple branded devices.

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