Alacalac


Description

Located here is a basic decoder for Apple Lossless Audio Codec files (ALAC). ALAC is a proprietary lossless audio compression scheme. Apple never released any documents on the format. What I provide here is a C implementation of a decoder, written from reverse engineering the file format. It turns out that most of the algorithms in the codec are fairly well known. ALAC uses an adaptive FIR prediction algorithm and stores the error values using a modified rice or golumb algorithm. Further details are in alac.c.

Extracted automatically from Alac homepage
Homepage
https://web.archive.org/web/20150319040222/http://craz.net/programs/itunes/alac.html
Version
Unavailable

Install Alac

brew install alac

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This formula has no dependencies.

Dependents1

This formula is required by Caudec.