Please add support for writing to ALAC

Bug #1323470 reported by GizmoChicken on 2014-05-27
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
SoundConverter
Wishlist
GautierPortet

Bug Description

FLAC files can be converted to ALAC files within Ubuntu using “avconv” from a command-line as follows:

$ avconv -i audio.flac -acodec alac audio.m4a

Or if converting FLAC files recursively, as follows:

$ find . -type f -name "*.flac" -exec bash -c 'avconv -i "$0" -c:a alac "${0/%flac/m4a}"' '{}' \;

I would much prefer to make this conversion from within SoundConverter's comfortable GUI environment.

Would it be possible to add support for writing to ALAC from within SoundConverter?

description: updated
GautierPortet (kassoulet) wrote :

"avenc_alac ! mp4mux" should work. But crashes here...

Changed in soundconverter:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
assignee: nobody → GautierPortet (kassoulet)
milestone: none → 3.0
Changed in soundconverter:
milestone: 3.0.0 → none
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