True Audio Encoder (TTA) 3.4.1

Updated: 19 Jul 2007

True Audio Encoder (TTA) - simple lossless audio codec which shows same or better results in comparing to majority of modern analogs. Being "lossless" means that no data/quality is lost in the compression - when uncompressed, the data will be identical to the original.
At now, mostly all of the popular lossless compressors gives the same compression results (difference about 1-3%). The compression ratios of TTA depend on the type of music file being compressed, but the compression size will generally range between 30% - 70% of the original.

TTA is a hardware-oriented format. It means that the TTA format has a reasonable compression level, but WAS NOT developed to show top results in comparisons. TTA format supports both of ID3v1/v2 tags.

Using True Audio encoder you can to store up to 20 audio CD from your collection on one single DVD-R for playback, keeping all of CD information in a popular ID3 information tags.

Features of TTA 3.4.1:

- Support of 8,16,24 integer and 32-bit floating-point multichannel Wav audio files;
- Support unicode file names;
- Minimal system requirements;
- High compression performance;
- High speed performance;
- CRC checking;
- Corrupted data decoding;
- Simple and clean output files format with precalculated seek points table.

Changes in TTA 3.4.1 :

- added support for standard input/output interface
- minor changes in command line options and error messages
- small bug fixes, and cosmetic changes
- some of submitted patches applied, including speed optimization,
changes necessary to support 64bit architectures, e.t.c.
- remove 32-bit floating-point data support
- changes related to compilation under MinGW gcc (windows)
- updated optimization options for gcc compiler in Makefile
- code cleanup: remove unused code

If you get an error when you try to run the frontend, you need one of the following files (the error message indicates which one): Visual Basic 6 Runtime files or mscomctl.ocx

Tau Producer: the official Windows interface for True Audio audio compressor (TTA).

TTA frontend: alternative graphical user interface for TTA console. You really need a graphical user interface for TTA console!

Tag: if you want to tag your files.

True Audio DirectShow Codecs Suite: allows 3rd party applications to work with the True Audio data streams.

RadLight TTA DirectShow filter: enables playback of TTA (True Audio) encoded files in RadLight or any other DirectShow based player.

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