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  • BFG
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What the heck is LAME 4.0a14?
Today, I was Googling in an attempt to determine if LAME 3.100a2 is the latest test or production release of LAME.  During that, I came across several references to a "LAME 4.0" - typically either alpha-6 or alpha-14.

Anyone have any idea what this is?  Is this an abandoned branch of LAME development?

  • eahm
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What the heck is LAME 4.0a14?
Reply #1
It seems an older project, not even on the same branch of 3.x but completely rewritten and left alone because it wasn't worth it (correct me if I'm wrong).

Here you can find what you need: http://www.rarewares.org/mp3-lame-bundle.php
  • Last Edit: 03 May, 2013, 01:00:09 AM by eahm

  • halo001
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What the heck is LAME 4.0a14?
Reply #2
Probably, Lame 4.0 aplha 14 is a project by Takehiro way back 2005. It contains many bugs and considered for testing purposes only.

You can check from older post here: http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index....&pid=320792
  • Last Edit: 03 May, 2013, 02:12:01 AM by halo001

  • soundping
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What the heck is LAME 4.0a14?
Reply #3
Couldn't find LAME 4.014 on rarewares.

I did find it at a different place. 
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8LZ-8BmVOH...dit?usp=sharing
"The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am"

  • halb27
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What the heck is LAME 4.0a14?
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Today, I was Googling in an attempt to determine if LAME 3.100a2 is the latest test or production release of LAME. ...

As for that 'a' means 'alpha (testing)' stage.
  • Last Edit: 29 May, 2013, 01:51:39 AM by halb27
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  • Thundik81
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What the heck is LAME 4.0a14?
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