aac or Advanced Audio Codec is a lossy compression and encoding scheme for digital audio.

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WinFF (FFMPEG): Unknown encoder 'libvo_aacenc'

When I try to convert a video - specifically, a Video Object (".vob") file - to MPEG-4, WinFF which I assume is a frontend for ffmpeg and avconv, but it tells me: `Unknown encoder 'libvo_aacenc'` ...
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How to extract aac audio from an mp4 file to m4a

How can I extract the aac audio from an mp4 file? I tried with ffmpeg and -acodec copy but if i use mp4 as output it will still encode the video and I get the same file size. If I use m4a as output ...
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Faac in Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't support MP4

In Ubuntu 13.10, faac doesn't support MP4. If you run faac --help you get: Freeware Advanced Audio Coder FAAC 1.28 Usage: faac [options] infiles ... Options: -q Set ...
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Batch extract audio with avconv

I have about 70 mp4 files, and I want to extract the audio files directly without transcoding further. All the mp4 files have aac audio files. I understand I can use the following command to extract ...
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How to convert 5.1 AAC streams to AC3 for S/PDIF output?

I connect my PC to my home theater via SPDIF, so when watching video files that uses AAC 5.1 channels, it is downmixed to stereo and the surround channels are lost. I would like to be able to convert ...
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How to convert AC3 6ch audio to HE-AAC? GUI solution?

I want to convert the audio track of a MKV file to HE-AAC (AAC+/AACplus). The audio track is AC3. But there seems no GUI for HE-AAC encoding? I only found out there is a Command Line Tool (CLI) from ...
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Is there now any way to convert mp3 files to m4a or aac 192kbit?

Since about two years now I am trying to find a way to convert high quality mp3 files to m4a or aac files with a fixed bitrate 192k. Please don't suggest using another format - i thought this through ...
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How to export to AAC audio from Audacity?

Exporting to MP3 audio from Audacity works fine, but exporting to "M4A (AAC)" results in nothing. No file is created or whatsoever. I can see that it depends on "ffmpeg" library to work, but the ...
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How to convert ogg to aac music format?

I want to convert a ogg file to aac. But I need to transfer all the data of the ogg file (i.e. album, year, cover,...) to the aac file using a shell comand. Thanks!
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How to make Banshee to play AAC audio streams?

I have played MP3 radio with Banshee but I had to use VLC to play AAC streams. How to make it work with Banshee?
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converting aac to mp3 via command line

Original Question Is there some cli tool to convert aac files from the iTunes Store (no DRM) to mp3? Update 1 MP3 to MP3 I installed libavcodec-unstripped-52 and get a little further. When I try ...