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All the latest media utilities.


What's happening at RareWares.

exhale-V1.1.7.1-f145f63f Release


Changes since version 1.7.1: No changes to the audio quality for normal operation (input sampling rate 24...64 kHz), but slight improvements when using SBR coding at 22.05, 88.2, and 96 kHz, and you can now compile exhale in a way which produces more CBR-ish encodings. (BA_MORE_CBR is set in theEXPERIMENTAL AND NOT FOR GENERAL USE compiles).

FLAC v1.3.3.git-ce6dd6b


Reverted to git-ce6dd6b as latest git has issues.

lamedropXPd3.1 Updated removing resampling option


The resampling option has been removed until such time as it can be made to function correctly.

libvorbis 1.3.7 - aoTuV-b03 Lancer Builds Update


Full updates now available. Recompiled to include decoding bug fix.

TwoLame 0.4.0 Release


win32 compile on 'MP3 and MP2 - Others' page.

FAAD and libfaad_dll Updated to v2.10.0


Win32 and x64 compiles updated to version 2.10.0. Win32 compiles should be 'XP friendly'.

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.

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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