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Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #1
linux version seems to work as well (also bundled in that zip) - tested on ubuntu 9.04 (on x64 and 32 kernels).
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Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #2
A new version of the free command line AAC encoder, decoder and MPEG-4 tagger has been released.
[blockquote]Release notes for version 1.5.1.0 (December 17, 2009)
Download Page (The website still says version 1.3.3.0 but the download includes the new version 1.5.1.0)
General information on the codec[/blockquote]

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #3
Changelog:
neroAacEnc:
[blockquote]        - Improved encoding of sample rates higher than 48kHz
        - Solved compatibility issues with some hardware devices
        - Write iTunes compatible gapless data
        - Enabled preserving of very quiet high frequencies at high bitrates
        - Write the encoder settings to metadata
        - Executable size reduction[/blockquote]
neroAacDec:
[blockquote]        - Improved error handling
        - Speed up[/blockquote]
neroAacTag:
[blockquote]        - Support 3GPP tags
        - Support Sony Memory Stick tags
        - Improved cover art support
        - Improved support for files with multiple tags in different formats (ND,iTunes,3GPP,Sony Memory Stick)
        - Writes iTunes tags by default, added switch to enable ND tags[/blockquote]

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #4
I am surprised there wasn't an announcement here.  Well, the devs managed to get out the new version of Nero before the 25th.  Good job.  Now I am off to some blind ABX testing.

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #5
Thank you Nero devs!!!

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #6
Heh, it was actually released today, the shown date is the build date. Webteam did a faster job than expected
I'll post a news item shortly.


Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #8
I would thank you too if the gapless glitching was fixed...

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #9
This bug still exists: Nero cannot properly encode some files with bit depth > 16. 

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #10
This bug still exists: Nero cannot properly encode some files with bit depth > 16. 


Sorry we never replied to that, but the problem was found to only exist on sine sweeps and too complicated/risky to fix for this release.

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #11
Sorry we never replied to that, but the problem was found to only exist on sine sweeps and too complicated/risky to fix for this release.

Ok then, I can live with it    And my thanks for the release.

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #12
wow, I have been looking forward to this new version for quite awhile now, going to spend some time doing some ABX testing to see if I can make out any noticeable improvements, but in the meantime, thanks to the Nero devs for all the hard work!
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Portable- QuickTime AAC (True VBR/-q 77)

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #13
Perhaps this has been an issue before this version, but I have tracks of silence that are being encoded at 20-40 kbps. This is in contrast to songs that have some sound at the beginning and then 3 kbps silence for the rest. Minor issue, considering very few artists have tracks of complete silence, but something to keep in mind nonetheless.

In any case, I'm currently ABX'ing away.

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #14
Thanks for the latest release. I'll do some ABXing against the older version, when i have some free time during the Christmas holidays.
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Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #15
Great news. 

It will be even greater if public test will be performed.

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #16
Don't throw rocks at me

but

is there a binary working on MacOSX Snow Leopard?


BTW, thanks Nero Devs


(and yes, I know I can run the win32 ver in wine, etc etc etc )
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Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #17
Thanks you so much Nero devs!

I would also like to know if there is going to be a Mac version too,thank you!

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #18
Thank you very much!

I'm really glad to have such a handy piece of software to convert HE-AAC for my mobile phone.

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #19
Hmmm... it doesn't work for me here unfortunately. I can issue the -help command but when I try to encode something it just crashes and Windows error reporting window pops up. 

Are there some dependencies that weren't required with the previous version?

BTW, my cpu is Intel Celeron (Tualatin) - Instructions: MMX, SSE

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #20
Works fine here with foobar2000, Win7 Pro 32 bit, i5-750


Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #22
Thanks for the news!
The he-aac is powerful with its SBR feature...

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #23
Works fine here with foobar2000, Win7 Pro 32 bit, i5-750

Works with foobar2000, but not perfectly.

I converted a 5 minute WAV file to m4a (96000Hz Stereo -q 1.0 ),
played it with foobar2000, the file length is wrong ( 15:45 ).

WMP, iTunes, Quicktime, MPC do not have the similar problem.

Nero AAC Codec Version 1.5.1.0 released

Reply #24
Works fine here with foobar2000, Win7 Pro 32 bit, i5-750

Works with foobar2000, but not perfectly.

I converted a 5 minute WAV file to m4a (96000Hz Stereo -q 1.0 ),
played it with foobar2000, the file length is wrong ( 15:45 ).

WMP, iTunes, Quicktime, MPC do not have the similar problem.


You probably need to update foobar2000, because older versions had an issue with the timescale for the iTunes gapless data.

 
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