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exhale v1.0.8-8b561924 Release


- minor quality improvements at low and high rates, some license text clarifications. - exhaleApp: slightly improved loudness calculation for low and high sampling rates. - exhaleLib: improved audio quality a bit for the lower and higher-rate CVBR modes. - License: removed references to BSD text, clarified disclaimer and contributor text.

exhale v1.0.7-9323a9d0 Release


Update includes fix for 8 and 64 kHz.

FAAC v1.30 Release


The latest version of the FAAC encoder and libfaac now available.

LAME v3.100.1 Release


This is a point release that includes NO changes to the encoding libraries. This release replaces the previous mpglib decoding library with the libmpg123 decoding library.

exhale v1.0.7 Release


exhale, which is an acronym for "Ecodis eXtended High-efficiency And Low-complexity Encoder", is a lightweight library and application to encode uncompressed WAVE-format audio files into MPEG-4-format files complying with the ISO/IEC 23003-3 (MPEG-D) Unified Speech and Audio Coding (USAC, also known as Extended High-Efficiency AAC) standard. In addition, exhale writes program peak-level and loudness data into the generated MPEG-4 files according to the ISO/IEC 23003-4, Dynamic Range Control (DRC) specification for use by decoders providing DRC.

libvorbis 1.3.7 - aoTuV-b03 and Lancer Builds Update


Full updates now available..

libvorbis 1.3.7 - aoTuV-b03 Update


oggenc-2.88, oggdropXPd-1.9.2 and standard oggvorbis dll compiles updated to libogg 1.3.4 and libvorbis 1.3.7 - aoTuV-b03. Lancer and other library variants will follow shortly.

libvorbis 1.3.7 Update


oggenc-2.88, oggdropXPd-1.9.2 and standard oggvorbis dll compiles updated to libogg 1.3.4 and libvorbis 1.3.7. Other variants will follow shortly.

FLAC 1.3.3 git-ce6dd6b5


Compiles updated to the flac-1.3.3.git-ce6dd6b5. Intel-19, 32 and 64 bit compiles for Windows.

lame 3.100 Release


Re-compiled bundles updated to SVN dated 2020-04-09. Intel-19, 32 and 64 bit compiles for Windows.

HTTPS enabled in RareWares


RareWares pages are now securely served through SSL/TLS thanks to a brand new cryptographic certificate, courtesy of the fine people at Let's Encrypt. You can rest calm in the knowledge that your downloads are not being tampered by evil hackers while in transit to your computer.

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