One of the plugins helping you to get the most out of the well-known audio player is the MPEG-4 ALS Decoder plugin for Winamp.
ALS stands for “MPEG-4 Audio Lossless Coding”, a standard which reduces the size of MPEG-4 audio and preserves a high quality of the audio signal.
This format was also designed to enable fast seeking operations.
MPEG-4 ALS is suitable both for professional and consumer applications and its features are superior compared to other lossless compression standards.
By using this plugin, you will enjoy support for almost any uncompressed audio format such as WAV, AU, BWF, AIFF and RAW; you will have fast random access to any part of the encoded data; you will be able to use various applications with your music files due to the high flexibility of the codec parameters and you will be provided with support for 32-bit IEEE floating point audio data.
Additionally, MPEG-4 ALS Decoder plugin for Winamp offers support for PCM resolutions of up to 32-bit at arbitrary sampling rate (including 16/44.1, 16/48, 24/48, 24/96, 24/192) and for multi-channel. It can handle up to 65536 channels, including 5.1 surround.
This plugin is extremely easy to install to your computer. You just need to unzip the archive and copy the in_mp4als.dll file to the Winamp\Plugins directory.
MPEG-4 ALS Decoder plugin for Winamp is a fast and convenient addition to your system if you are using an older version of Winamp and you cannot play MPEG-4 ALS files properly.
Plugins are an easy way of enhancing your multimedia experience, and many of them were created for Winamp.