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

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 18:24:18 CEST 2012

On 7/1/12, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> 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).

Also more than 16 bit is not supported by native alac encoder.

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