[FFmpeg-user] Choosing between experimental libavcodec aac or faac encoders

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Feb 1 23:57:57 CET 2012

Liran Zvibel <liranz <at> audish.com> writes:

> > FFmpeg also supports another AAC encoder: libvo-aacenc.
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/opencore-amr/files/vo-aacenc/
> > 
> So do you RECOMMEND the libvo-aacenc over libfaac or the livavcodec aac?
> Which one of the three is the "common practice"?

That mostly depends on your needs (including your license restrictions, 
i.e. if you want to distribute FFmpeg binaries).

Native and libfaac more or less support multichannel, libvo-aacenc 
and native are free software.

There is a forth aac encoder, libaacplus.

Carl Eugen

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