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Lossless Audio (LA) is a [[lossless]] audio compressor developed by Michael Bevin
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'''Lossless Audio''' ('''LA''') is a [[lossless]] audio compressor developed by Michael Bevin
  
==Pros==
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== Pros ==
 
* Compresses files better than almost any other current lossless encoder
 
* Compresses files better than almost any other current lossless encoder
 
* Available for Windows (win32) and Linux/x86 (binaries only).
 
* Available for Windows (win32) and Linux/x86 (binaries only).
 
* xmms + WinAMP plugin available
 
* xmms + WinAMP plugin available
  
==Cons==
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== Cons ==
 
* Very slow encode and decode (realtime on 700-800mhz CPU)
 
* Very slow encode and decode (realtime on 700-800mhz CPU)
 
* No source code or format specification available.
 
* No source code or format specification available.
 
  
 
'''''It's worth mentioning that the LA [[foobar2000]] plugin doesn't produce bit-identical streams, and the author has shown no interest in fixing this issue'''''
 
'''''It's worth mentioning that the LA [[foobar2000]] plugin doesn't produce bit-identical streams, and the author has shown no interest in fixing this issue'''''
  
==Addtional Reading==
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== Addtional Reading ==
 
* [http://www.lossless-audio.com/ Lossless Audio website]
 
* [http://www.lossless-audio.com/ Lossless Audio website]
 
* [[Lossless_comparison|Lossless Codec Comparison]] by Rjamorim
 
* [[Lossless_comparison|Lossless Codec Comparison]] by Rjamorim
  
 
[[Category:Codecs]]
 
[[Category:Codecs]]

Revision as of 19:01, 13 June 2007

Lossless Audio (LA) is a lossless audio compressor developed by Michael Bevin

Pros

  • Compresses files better than almost any other current lossless encoder
  • Available for Windows (win32) and Linux/x86 (binaries only).
  • xmms + WinAMP plugin available

Cons

  • Very slow encode and decode (realtime on 700-800mhz CPU)
  • No source code or format specification available.

It's worth mentioning that the LA foobar2000 plugin doesn't produce bit-identical streams, and the author has shown no interest in fixing this issue

Addtional Reading