RE: [ecasound] Ecasound 2.3.4 released

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Subject: RE: [ecasound] Ecasound 2.3.4 released
From: Didier BELLAMY (DigitalDeejay) ("Didier)
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 23:33:17 EET

Hi !

        I've just installed ecasound 2.3.4 on a redhat 9 with faac 1.23.5

        Here is the command line I run for compressing a track

ecasound -C -b:2048 -f:s16_be,2,44100 -i: lost_eden.mp3 -o:lost_eden.aac

And here is the response from ecasound :

* ecasound v2.3.4 (C) 1997-2004 Kai Vehmanen
- [ Session created ] ------------------------------------------------------
- [ Chainsetup created (cmdline) ] -----------------------------------------
(eca-chainsetup-parser) Setting buffersize to (samples) 2048.
- [ Connecting chainsetup ] ------------------------------------------------
(eca-chainsetup) 'nonrt' buffering mode selected.
(eca-chainsetup) Audio object "ASURA-lost_eden.mp3", mode "read".
(audio-io) Format: s16_le, channels 2, srate 44100, interleaved.
(eca-chainsetup) Audio object "ASURA-lost_eden.aac", mode "write".
(audio-io) Format: s16_be, channels 2, srate 44100, interleaved.
- [ Chainsetup connected ] -------------------------------------------------
(eca-controller) Connected chainsetup: "command-line-setup".
- [ Controller/Starting batch processing ] ---------------------------------
- [ Engine init - Driver start ] -------------------------------------------

Usage: faac -options infile outfile
  -a <x> Set average bitrate to x kbps/channel.
  -c <bandwidth> Set the bandwidth in Hz. (default=automatic)
  -q <quality> Set quantizer quality.
  --tns Enable TNS coding.
  -n Don't use mid/side coding.
  -m X AAC MPEG version, X can be 2 or 4.
  -o X AAC object type. (0=Low Complexity (default), 1=Main, 2=LTP)
  -r RAW AAC output file.
  --shortctl <x> Enforce block type (1 = no short; 2 = no long)
  -P Raw PCM input mode (default 44100Hz 16bit stereo).
  -R Raw PCM input rate.
  -B Raw PCM input sample size (8, 16 (default), 24 or 32bits).
  -C Raw PCM input channels.
  -X Raw PCM swap input bytes
  -I <C,LF> Input channel config, default is 3,4 (Center third, LF fourth)
More tips on FAAC usage can be found in Knowledge base at
(eca-engine) Warning! An output object has raised an error! Out of disk
space, permission denied, etc?
- [ Controller/Batch processing finished ] ---------------------------------
(eca-controller) Disconnecting chainsetup: "command-line-setup".
- [ Chainsetup disconnected ] ----------------------------------------------

I think I missed a parameter somewhere...

Can someone help me ?

Didier B

-----Message d'origine-----
De :
[] De la part de Kai Vehmanen
Envoyé : samedi 17 juillet 2004 22:12
À :
Cc : Didier BELLAMY
Objet : Re: [ecasound] AAC support; 2.3.4-pre20040714 online

Sorry, long link in my original message, the correct one is:

On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> Hello list,
> the forked-audio-i/o development path continues, now with support for
> reading and writing AAC/M4A/MP4 audio files using FAAD2/FAAC
> encoder/decoder.
> You can get the necessary external tools from...
> FAAD2 seems to come with some distros already. I was able to just "apt-get

> install faad2" on one of my machines (freshrpms/planetccrma).
> I've put together a new snapshot at:
> Changes since last 2.3.4 snapshot (20040709):
> --cut--
> + - added: basic AAC/M4A/MP4 input/output support faac/faad
> + utils; new options to ecasoundrc
> --cut--
> --
> Audio software for Linux!

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