Projects / liba52


liba52 is a free library for decoding ATSC A/52 streams. The A/52 standard is used in a variety of applications, including digital television and DVD. It is also known as AC-3. The package also includes a52dec, a small test program for liba52.

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Recent releases

  •  28 Jul 2002 06:24

    Release Notes: This release adds full reentrancy, a new Win32 output module, AL file output, gain control, and a few portability fixes.

    •  21 Feb 2002 19:35

      Release Notes: This release includes large speed improvements (40% to 80% depending on streams), a few bugfixes (including a memory smash issue), and new output modules for IRIX and .aif files.

      •  17 Dec 2001 02:03

        Release Notes: WAV format output, an improved demixer (which makes it easier to use a52dec as a pipe), lots of minor bugfixes, and performance/portability enhancements.

        •  30 Aug 2001 16:04

          Release Notes: This version compiles with gcc 3.0. The mlib implementation was tested and fixed. A bug in the a52dec test program was fixed.

          •  24 Aug 2001 21:35

            Release Notes: Downmix to arbitrary speaker configurations, dynamic range compression, major speedups (2x to 3x), a new library interface, a rematrixing bugfix, and higher precision.


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