flac-1.1.0: description + notes
FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is an Open Source lossless audio codec developed by Josh Coalson.
FLAC is comprised of:
libFLAC, a library which implements reference encoders and decoders, and a metadata interface
libFLAC++, a C++ object wrapper library around libFLAC
libOggFLAC++, which provide encoders and decoders for FLAC streams in an Ogg container
flac, a command-line program for encoding and decoding files
metaflac, a command-line program for editing FLAC metadata
- player plugin for XMMS
- user and API documentation
The libraries (libFLAC, libFLAC++, libOggFLAC, and libOggFLAC++) are licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL). All other programs and plugins are licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). The documentation is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL).
For more details, see the official FLAC website or the installed documentation.
- The FLAC XMMS plugin does not play FLAC files wrapped in an Ogg transport layer (Ogg-FLAC). This limitation does not apply to the
- The FLAC XMMS plugin is not able to modify the FLAC metadata information through the XMMS file info window. This is a current limitation in the FLAC XMMS plugin original source code.
Special thanks to Andrea Suatoni (email@example.com) for helping port this package to IRIX.
To auto-install this package, go back and click on the respective install icon.