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

Juan Garrido ffmpeg-list at dubistmeinheld.de
Mon Jul 2 11:42:03 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

Is there a way to implement the codec from Apple to be used by ffmpeg?
For instance like it's possible with --enable-libmp3lame.
http://alac.macosforge.org/trac/wiki -> libalac

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