Alternatives to LAME for Linux with any license

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    FLAC

    FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an audio format similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality. This is similar to how Zip works, except with FLAC you will get much better...

    Open Source Windows Mac Linux Android BSD

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    Vorbis

    Ogg Vorbis is a fully open, general-purpose compressed audio format for mid to high quality (8kHz-48.0kHz, 16+ bit, polyphonic) audio and music at fixed and variable bitrates from 16 to 128 kbps/channel. This places Vorbis in the same...

    Open Source Windows Mac Linux

  • Opus Interactive Audio Codec icon

    Opus Interactive Audio Codec

    Opus is a totally open, royalty-free, highly versatile audio codec. Opus is unmatched for interactive speech and music transmission over the Internet, but also intended for storage and streaming applications. It is standardized by the...

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    Matroska

    The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture, or subtitle tracks in one file.

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    WavPack

    WavPack is a completely open audio compression format providing lossless, high-quality lossy, and a unique hybrid compression mode. Although the technology is loosely based on previous versions of WavPack, the new version 4 format has...

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  • Nero AAC Codec icon

    Nero AAC Codec

    Nero AAC reference quality MPEG-4 and 3GPP audio codec - Compression ratios ranging from Ultra High (58 CDs fit on one!) to High-End Audio (2.5:1), for absolutely perfect audiophile encodings - Crystal-clear, award-winning...

    Free Personal Windows Linux