Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Augustus of LinuxHardware.o has released the second version of his AudConvert utility. AudConvert is designed to take any audio format and convert it to any other format, according to his statements. However, the only supported formats are Ogg Vorbis, MP3, and FLAC. Features in AudConvert v0.52 include input any directories of files with same directory structure, and multi-threaded support to encode up to eight files simultaneously. This release fixes a bug with directory creation as well as changes the location of a user-interface element. AudConvert v0.52 can be downloaded here.