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LAME MP3 Encoder

LAME is an MPEG Audio Layer III (MP3) encoder licensed under the LGPL.
Language: English
Ease of use: Not Rated
Latest Version: 3.99.5 (details)
OS Support: Windows 2000 Windows XP Linux/Unix Mac OS Other Win32 Command Line Windows Vista
License: Open Source
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Description:Download LAME - 32-bit version
Version:3.99.5 (added Feb 29, 2012 - view changelog)
Size:635 KB


Description:Download LAME - 64-bit version
Version:3.99.5 (added Feb 29, 2012 - view changelog)
Size:845 KB

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LAME is an MPEG Audio Layer III (MP3) encoder licensed under the LGPL.

Today, LAME is considered the best MP3 encoder at mid-high bitrates and at VBR, mostly thanks to the dedicated work of its developers and the open source licensing model that allowed the project to tap into engineering resources from all around the world. Both quality and speed improvements are still happening, probably making LAME the only MP3 encoder still being actively developed.


Supported File Formats:

Output Files: MP3

OS Compatibility:

Windows 2000/Windows XP/Linux/Unix/Mac OS/Other/Win32 Command Line/Windows Vista

Revision History:

Version 3.99.5
  • Release Date: Feb 29, 2012
  • Download(s):
  • autotools: Fix compilation on alpha using proper ifdef guards. Thanks to Andres Mejia.
  • Small correction of the documentation.
  • Workaround for cygwin build problem. Tracker item [ 3480692 ] mingw-w64 compilation error
  • Fix for a problem when LAME is compiled with fast floating point math. It could result in bitrate bloat with silent input data.
  • Bug fix for tracker item [ 3486753 ] Artifacts at the beginning of decoded file
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