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FAAC(1)			   Free	Advanced Audio Coder		       FAAC(1)

NAME
       faac - open source MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 AAC	encoder

SYNOPSIS
       faac [options] [-o outfile] infiles ...

       <infiles> and/or	<outfile> can be "-", which means stdin/stdout.

DESCRIPTION
       FAAC  is	 an  open source MPEG-4	and MPEG-2 AAC encoder,	it is licensed
       under the LGPL license.	Note that the quality of FAAC is not up	to par
       with the	currently best AAC encoders available.

FEATURES
       * Portable

       * Reasonably fast

       * LC, Main, LTP support

       * DRM support through DreaM (optional)

OPTIONS
       -q <quality>
	      Set  default variable bitrate (VBR) quantizer quality in percent
	      (default:	100).

       -b <bitrate>
	      Set average bitrate (ABR,	lower quality mode)  to	 approximately
	      bitrate kbps.

       -c <freq>
	      Set the bandwidth	in Hz (default:	automatic).

       -o X   Set output file to X (only for one input file).

       -r     Use RAW AAC output file.

       -P     Raw PCM input mode (default: 44100Hz 16bit stereo).

       -R     Raw PCM input rate.

       -B     Raw PCM input sample size	(8, 16 [default], 24 or	32bits).

       -C     Raw PCM input channels.

       -X     Raw PCM swap input bytes

       -I <C,LF>
	      Input  channel config (default: 3,4 [which means Center is third
	      and LFE is fourth]).

MP4-SPECIFIC OPTIONS (if built with MP4V2)
       -w     Wrap AAC data in MP4 container (default for *.mp4	and *.m4a).

       -s     Optimize MP4 container layout after encoding.

       --artist	X
	      Set artist to X

       --writer	X
	      Set writer to X

       --title X
	      Set title	to X

       --genre X
	      Set genre	to X

       --album X
	      Set album	to X

       --compilation
	      Set compilation

       --track X
	      Set track	to X (number/total)

       --disc X
	      Set disc to X (number/total)

       --year X
	      Set year to X

       --cover-art X
	      Read cover art from file X

       --comment X
	      Set comment to X

DOCUMENTATION
       --help for short	help on	using FAAC.

       --long-help
	      for a description	of all options for FAAC.

       --license
	      for the license terms for	FAAC.

AUTHORS
       FAAC was	written	by M. Bakker <menno@audiocoding.com>.

       This manpage was	written	 by  Fabian  Greffrath	<fabian@debian-unoffi-
       cial.org> for the Debian	Unofficial project (but	may be used by others,
       of course).

1.26				  2007-10-11			       FAAC(1)

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