This package is based on the package 'soundKonverter' from project 'home:HessiJames'.
soundKonverter is frontend to various audio converters.
The key features are:
- Audio conversion
- Replay Gain calculation
- CD ripping
It is extendable by plugins and supports many backends:
En-/decoding: oggenc/oggdec, lame, gogo, faac/faad, mppenc/mppdec, flac, mac, mplayer, ffmpeg, shorten, ttaenc, bonk, ofr, ofs, wavpack, lac, lpac, speexenc/speexdec, timidity
Replay Gain: vorbisgain, mp3gain, aacgain, replaygain (MusePack), metaflac, wvgain
CD ripping: kio_audiocd, cdda2wav, cdparanoia
This way you can convert between various audio formats:
Decoding: ogg, mp3, mp2, m4a/mp4, aac, 3gp, mpc/mp+, flac, ape, wma, asf/asx, ra, rv, rm, avi, mpeg, wmv, qt/mov, flv, ac3, au/snd, shn, tta, bonk, ofr, ofs, wv, la, pac, spx, mid, mod/s3m/stm/ult/uni/xm/m15/mtm/669/it, wav
Encoing: ogg, mp3, mp2, m4a, aac, mpc, flac, ape, ra, ac3, au, shn, tta, bonk, ofr, ofs, wv, la, pac, spx, wav
soundKonverter supports reading and writing tags for many formats, so the tags are preserved when converting files.
It comes with an Amarok script that allows you to easily transcode files when transfering to your media device.
And it is avalable in English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Brazilian Portuguese.