Alternatives to Matroska for all platforms with any license

  • 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...

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  • LAME

    LAME is a high quality MPEG Audio Layer III (MP3) encoder licensed under the LGPL. It is considered the best MP3 encoder at mid-high bitrates and at VBR. Both quality...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux 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...

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  • 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...

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  • CCCP: Combined Community Codec Pack

    The CCCP was created to replace the video playback packs provided in favor of a single reliable pack capable of decoding practically anything. CCCP was created to...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Last update was from 2015. See http://www.cccp-project.net/
  • LAVfilters

    LAV Filters are a set of open-source DirectShow filters, aimed to eventually replace the better part of the playback chain required to play all and any modern media. ...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Apple Lossless

    Apple Lossless (also known as ALAC) is an audio codec developed by Apple Inc. for lossless data compression of digital music. Apple Lossless data is stored within an...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows

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  • Xvid

    Xvid is an open-source research project focusing on video compression and is a collaborative development effort. All code is released under the terms of the GNU GPL...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • 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...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

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  • TAK

    »TAK – [T]om’s lossless [a]udio [k]ompressor / [T]oms verlustfreier [A]udio[k]ompressor – is, as the name already suggests, a lossless audio compressor, similar to...

    Free Windows Winamp foobar2000

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  • Satsuki Decoder Pack

    Satsuki Decoder Pack is an audio/video auto-installable filters and decoder for windows 2k/XP/2k3/2k8/vista/seven/8 (French, English). The purpose of this pack is to...

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