[FFmpeg-user] Does apple lossless in ffmpeg using apple code?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sun Jul 1 16:06:01 CEST 2012

John <da_audiophile <at> yahoo.com> writes:

> When I invoke ffmpeg with the -acodec alac switch, is the 
> conversion using the Apple code
> (http://alac.macosforge.org/) or another implementation?

All codecs in FFmpeg are native implementations.
(Note that the FFmpeg code is much older than Apple's source 
code release.)

And yes, multichannel alac is not yet supported by FFmpeg 
(there is a patch).

Carl Eugen

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