[vlc-devel] Why not use ffaac by default?

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue Jun 21 16:07:56 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 01:58:39PM +0000, Marcos Mello wrote :
> Currently VLC 1.2.0-git uses FAAD2 for AAC decoding (at least on Windows).
> libavcodec (ffaac) is said to be much faster
<ref> ?

> I tested some videos I have here calling VLC with "--codec avcodec" and AAC
> decoding works as expected. LATM/LOAS is also supported by libavcodec, BTW.

I remember, not long time ago (less than 3 months) that a lot of samples
were broken.

Try it:

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Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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