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faad — Process an Advanced Audio Codec stream

FAAD(1) FAAD(1)

NAME

faad — Process an Advanced Audio Codec stream
 

SYNOPSIS

faad [options] [-w | -o <output_filename> | -a <output_filename>] input_filename
 

DESCRIPTION

This utility provides a command line interface to libfaad2. This program reads in MPEG‐4 AAC files, processes, and outputs them in either Microsoft WAV, MPEG‐4 AAC ADTS, or standard PCM formats.
 

OPTIONS

-a <filename>, --adtsout <filename>
Sets the processing to output to the specified file in MPEG‐4 AAC ADTS format
-b <number>, --bits <number>
Set the output (individual) sample format. The number takes one of the following values:
1: 16‐bit PCM data (default).
 
2: 24‐bit PCM data.
 
3: 32‐bit PCM data.
 
4: 32‐bit floating‐point data.
 
5: 64‐bit floating‐point data.
-d , --downmix
Set the processing to downsample from 5.1 (surround sound and bass) channels to 2 channels (stereo).
-f <number>, --format <number>
Set the output file format. The number takes one of the following values:
1: Microsoft WAV format (default).
 
2: Raw PCM data.
-g
Set the processing to not perform gapless decoding.
-h , --help
Shows a usage summary.
-i , --info
Shows information about the about the input file.
-l <number>, --objecttype <number>
Sets the MPEGpe for the processing to use. The number takes one of the following values:
1: Main object type.
 
2: Low Complexity (LC) object type (default).
 
4: Long Term Prediction (LTP) object type.
 
23: Low Delay (LD) object type.
-o <filename>, --outfile <number>
Sets the filename for processing output.
-q , --quiet
Quiet - Suppresses status messages during processing.
-t , --oldformat
Sets the processing to use the old MPEG‐4 AAC ADTS format when outputting in said format.
-w , --stdio
Sets the processing output to be sent to the standard out.
 

AUTHOR

Matthew W. S. Bell <matthew (at) bells23.org.uk>
 

SEE ALSO

faac(1)
October 2006 faad 2.5