[LAU] encoding aac/m4a for wii

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Wed Dec 31 22:25:52 EST 2008

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 09:49:34AM +0100, Atte Andr? Jensen wrote:
> Hi
> We got a wii for christmas, and it seems it can only handle audio in 
> "aac (.m4a)" format. However I have no experience with this format, but 
> I found faac and did "faac someaudio.wav", which produced someaudio.aac 
> and I also made a copy with extension .m4a. However the wii couldn't 
> find any audio files if I copied the .aac-file to the sd-card. If I 
> copied the .m4a file the files showes up in photo channel, but the wii 
> can't play them (something with "wrong format").
> Any ideas and/or experiences with encoding for the wii in particular or 
> aac/m4a in general?

I haven't tried it, but ISTR mencoder and transcode being able to do this. I also recall AAC being the required audio format for DVD's. If so, then all the Linux DVD mastering programs can convert to it too.


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