[LAU] FLAC 1.3.0 released

Philipp Überbacher hollunder at lavabit.com
Mon Jun 10 10:12:42 UTC 2013

On Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:01:24 +1000
Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+la at mega-nerd.com> wrote:

> Dear Free Audio Tool Lovers,
> 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
> Happy lossless encoding and decoding.
> Cheers,
> The FLAC project contribitors

Thanks Erik,
it's good to hear that FLAC is being maintained, as it is an important
format. Reading the changelog, some changes seem worth mentioning to me,
even if the format itself was not changed.


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