[FFmpeg-user] BOUNTY OFFERED: AAC 5.1 -> AAC Stereo

Bryan Murphy bmurphy1976 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 04:38:39 CEST 2011

I'm sorry, but I just don't think anybody is going to take you
seriously.  $250 is barely two hours of work at reasonable consulting
rates and this is seems to be a very hard problem.  Maybe if you
offered 10x that amount...


On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 6:48 PM, NokNok Developer <developer at noknok.net> wrote:
> Bump..  If in fact it takes more then the below amount, suggest something
> that does work.
> On 4/21/2011 12:17 PM, NokNok Developer wrote:
>> Over the years we have seen various patches by folks to enable various
>> forms of 6 Channel to Stereo downsampling, non of which ever were
>> implemented in the core code base for AAC (internal) processing.
>> While the solution to this problem can range from a simple mixing of
>> channels, adjusting volumes, etc to more advanced, our goal is to find a
>> solution acceptable to the ffmpeg team in any form at this point.
>> Many devices support AAC but in a stereo mode only vs 6 channel, etc.
>> We would like to offer such a bounty to get such a solution in the code
>> base which will enable downsampling of AAC 5.1 to AAC stereo when encoding.
>>    An example of two previous variations:
>> http://muzso.hu/2009/02/25/downsampling-multichannel-audio-5.1-into-stereo-2-channels-with-ffmpeg
>> Its important that the solution be acceptable in a form which it can be
>> included in the standard code base for ffmpeg so we are not having to patch,
>> etc.  Using the internal AAC encoder (-strict experimental)
>> Depending on the solution we would place the bounty anywhere from
>> $50-$250.
>> If you are interested in doing this, or do this and looking for payment,
>> please email ffmpegbounty [at] bitsling.com
>> Not sure where best in placing this bounty, so if not on the proper list,
>> please let us know as well.
>> Thank You
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