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What is Audio Encoder

What is Audio Encoder

Audio Encoder is a computer program implementing an algorithm that compresses and decompresses digital audio data according to a given audio file format or streaming audio format. The object of the algorithm is to represent the high-fidelity audio signal with minimum number of bits while retaining the quality. This can effectively reduce the storage space and the bandwidth required for transmission of the stored audio file. Most Encoders are implemented as libraries which interface to one or more multimedia players.

Classification of Audio Encoder

Audio Encoder generally fall into two groups, codecs that use lossy compression and those that use lossless compression.

1. Lossy Audio Codecs

Audio codecs which use lossy compression include:

* MP3
* AC3
* MP2
* Musepack
* Ogg Vorbis
* Perceptual Audio Coding
* TwinVQ

2. Lossless Audio Codecs

Audio codecs which use lossless compression include:Audio Codecs Audio Codecs

* Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC)
* Apple Lossless (ALAC)
* Direct Stream Transfer (DST)
* LA (Lossless Audio)
* Lossless Predictive Audio Compression (LPAC)
* Lossless Transform Audio Compression (LTAC)
* Meridian Lossless Packing (MLP)
* Monkey's Audio APE
* OptimFROG
* RealAudio Lossless
* Shorten (SHN)
* The True Audio (TTA)
* WavPack lossless
* WMA Lossless

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