[LAD] FLAC 1.3.0 released
fons at linuxaudio.org
Mon Jun 10 14:04:13 UTC 2013
On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 05:55:08PM +1000, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> I am very pleased to announce the first official release of FLAC, the Free
> Lossless Audio Codec, in over 6 years. FLAC is not dead! It is however a
> mature software product that is now being maintained by a team working
> under the auscpices of the Xiph.Org Foundation.
> The executive summary of changes in this new version:
> * Nothing major.
> * Source tree is now hosted in Xiph.org git: git clone git://git.xiph.org/flac.git
> * Read and write appropriate channel masks for 6.1 and 7.1 surround input WAV files.
> * Added support for encoding from and decoding to the RF64 format.
> * Lots of build system fixes for your building enjoyment.
> The full changelog is here: https://www.xiph.org/flac/changelog.html
Still no support at all for .caf in the command line tools :-(
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