[FFmpeg-devel] Best audio format for lossless decompression?

Clément Bœsch ubitux at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 09:45:56 CEST 2013

On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 02:06:44AM -0400, Marcus Johnson wrote:
> I'm working on a decompression library for a widely supported lossless
> codec, the only probelm is there aren't any open source decoders, hence the
> library, my question is, which format should I extract the mystery format
> from, and convert into so everyone can edit the audio easily, that also
> supports 4GB+ files, and 7.1+ channels? (so there goes WAVE)

AIFF maybe? And if wav doesn't support more than 8 channels, maybe split
every channel in a different wav file.

Clément B.
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