API Documentation

Our page is accessible by a simple API. Any tool which can send HTTP Requests should be able to retrieve information.


To access the API, send a GET request with the formula name and an appending *.json to the root url. For example, a simple

GET /a52dec.json


HTTP 1.1 200 OK

  "formula": "a52dec",
  "description": "a52dec is a test program for liba52. It decodes ATSC A/52 streams, and also includes a demultiplexer for mpeg-1 and mpeg-2 program streams.",
  "reference": "Extracted automatically from A52dec homepage",
  "homepage": "http://liba52.sourceforge.net/",
  "version": "",
  "dependencies": [
  "dependents": [

Missing formula

Should there be no formula for the requested URL, a HTTP 404 NOT FOUND including an empty JSON will be send.

GET /MissingFormula.json


HTTP 1.1 404 Not Found