FDK AAC Codec
) implements the MPEG Advanced Audio Coding ("AAC") encoding and decoding scheme for digital audio.
It was officially released for Android, but has been ported to other platforms, including Windows.
It supports several Audio Object Types including MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AAC LC, HE-AAC (AAC LC + SBR), HE-AACv2 (LC + SBR + PS) as well AAC-LD (low delay) and AAC-ELD (enhanced low delay) for real-time communication.
The encoding library supports sample rates up to 96 kHz and up to eight channels (7.1 surround).
FDK AAC is considered a better alternative to the Nero AAC codec
, which is no longer developed.
is a command line AAC/MP4 audio encoder while libFAAC dll
is a standard faac dll, usable on some CD rippers and frontends. Both latest version are Windows XP "friendly".
- Fraunhofer FDK AAC Codec has been compiled by ShanaEncoder
- fdkaac 1.0.4 (Fraunhofer FDK AAC 1.0.4
) was built against fdk-aac 2.0.2 (FDK AAC Codec 1.2
). VC-2015, 32 bit ('XP' friendly) and 64 bit compiles for Windows are available for download