> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 02:04:04AM -0700, Anthony J. Bentley wrote:
> > Hi,
> > alac_decoder is a basic decoder for Apple Lossless Audio Codec files
> > (ALAC). It is a C implementation of a decoder, written from reverse
> > engineering the file format. ALAC uses an adaptive FIR prediction
> > algorithm and stores the error values using a modified rice or golumb
> > algorithm.
> > Works well on i386/amd64.
> > ok?
> This is the original reverse engineered decoder that the alac
> code in ffmpeg is based on. Is there any reason to prefer this
> over the code in ffmpeg or the code apple recently released
> (http://alac.macosforge.org/) ?
I've been using shntool to convert alac files with cuesheets to individual
flac files. It uses alac_decoder at runtime to do this.