This category contains links to software supporting any formats of the MPEG-4 Audio standard. This may also include MPEG-4 players with video and audio playback.
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Small and fast directory player using Winamp input plugins with cue sheet and playlist support, from the same author as the editor mp3DirectCut.
DirectShow filter suite with MPEG-4 video and multichannel AAC audio encoder based on FAAC as well as decoder, MP4 file format muxer and parser.
DirectShow filter suite with encoder based on FAAC, parser for AAC files, Shoutcast DS filter and Windows GUI, playback uses the external CoreAAC DS filter.
The GTK+2 port of XMMS with modern GUI features.
Open source CD ripper and encoder based on the CDex ripping engine with support for many different languages, uses a FAAC output plugin.
Multimedia application with AAC/MP4 support through DirectShow filters like 3ivx, CoreAAC or ffdshow.
Relies on the external Winamp input plugin based on FAAD2 for AAC/MP4 support.
Real-time graphical programming environment for core opcodes and extended objects based on the Structured Audio Orchestra Language (SAOL) with a manual.
Codec central for this converter, player and iPod file transfer manager with several AAC/MP4 encoders and decoders.
Open source receiver and transmitter for Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) using analog AM bands with HE AAC compressed sound at very low bitrates.
DRM Software Radio
Commercial receiver for HE AAC streams via Digital Radio Mondiale with user forum, FAQs and manuals.
Multitrack processing for playback, recording, format conversions, effects and mixing.
Summary of this open source project with AAC encoder and decoder FAAD2 listing release notes, FAQs, download packages, ports and other Freshmeat applications using these codecs.
FAAC project news
This SourceForge feed offers the full text of related announces. [RSS]
FAAC project packages
Publishing file releases on SourceForge.net. [RSS]
Tools to record, convert, stream and play multimedia content including libavcodec and libavformat, two libraries used by many other open source projects.
External plugin for foobar2000 (not included in the Special Installer) to handle iPod file transfers and converting to AAC/MP4 from any input format.
The PHP media file parser extracts play time, bitrate and resolution from AAC and reads/writes ID3v1/v2 tags, supports other formats as well.
A transcoding application for Linux with a modular structure supporting many input and output formats.
Command line tool for Linux to handle file transfers to the iPod and converting to AAC/MP4 from many input formats.
This open source project provides Osmo4, an MPEG-4 Systems multimedia player using FAAD2 as the AAC decoder, as well as a 2D/3D BIFS encoder and an MP4 file muxer.
CD ripper and encoder for Linux that works with FAAC for AAC/MP4 output files.
Windows tool identifying codecs in container formats like AVI, MPEG and MP4.
The multimedia player of the Gstreamer project that offers many formats through plugins, also FAAC for encoding and FAAD2 for decoding.
Helix DNA Producer
Open source version of RealProducer with free HE AAC encoder SDK from Coding Technologies.
ImTOO Audio Encoder
Commercial converter using FAAC and FAAD2 for AAC/MP4 support.
All-in-one application from Apple with free AAC/MP4 encoder and decoder from QuickTime, rips CDs, organizes music files and connects to its Music Store.
All-in-one application for playback, encoding and streaming of multimedia content either with QuickTime or DirectShow filters.
Linux player with foobar2000 GUI and AAC/MP4 support through FAAD2 from the developer of the XMMS MP4 plugin.
Media Player Classic
This multimedia DirectShow player looks like the old Windows Media Player 6.4, but has a lot more features like switching audio streams in an MP4 file.
Media Player Classic Home Cinema
Based on the original Media Player Classic and created after the original author stopped working on it. Includes new features and video decoders.
Tool set for Matroska multimedia media files, AAC/MP4 decoding with FAAD2.
Open source player, transcoder and CD ripper for several platforms preloading many songs into RAM while the harddisk drive spins down, uses FAAC and FAAD2 for AAC/MP4.
Music Player Daemon for Linux allows remote access to music files and managing playlists, using FAAD2 for decoding AAC/MP4.
Multimedia player for Linux also available in a Mac OS X and Windows version with AAC/MP4 decoding through FAAD2.
Enables aacPlus (HE AAC) streaming for internet radio stations via HTTP/Shoutcast or RTSP.
Since version 6 this Apple multimedia software decodes MP4 files. The basic player is free, the commercial Pro version also encodes MPEG-4 video and AAC as well as 3GP content.
Hosts several AAC/MP4 encoders and decoders as well as other related tools, see also the section for the Debian Linux distribution.
Offers video/audio converters and players for 3GP/3GP2 and MP4 formats.
Sfx Audio Compiler System
Integrated development system to generate real-time audio effects and synthesizer instruments using SAOL with SoundFont 2 for Structured Audio Score Language (SASL) and MIDI compositions.
Multimedia player of the VideoLAN project for several platforms, streams live MPEG-4 content via RTP and aacPlus via Shoutcast, transcodes to AAC with FAAC.
Plays and encodes AAC/MP4 with internal plugins since version 5.0, also decodes aacPlus Shoutcast streams and other formats.
Windows Media Player
WMP needs external DirectShow filters for AAC/MP4 support like 3ivx, mpegable, CoreAAC or LSX.
The new version by DeXT reads many input formats and transcodes them to several others, uses libfaad2.dll and libfaac.dll for AAC.
Multimedia library and player with AAC/MP4 support based on FAAD2.
CD player, ripper and encoder for Unix and other platforms, AAC/MP4 output files with FAAC.
Linux player with Winamp 2.x looks supporting as many input formats, source code of AAC/MP4 plugin available in the FAAD2 CVS and download package.
Fast player supporting XM and other tracker formats, usual inputs through external Winamp plugins and output formats with command line encoders, i.e. FAAD2 and FAAC for AAC/MP4.
This multimedia player from Inmatrix uses external DirectShow filters for MP4 files, e.g. 3ivx, mpegable or CoreAAC.
Last update:December 2, 2015 at 10:05:03 UTC