FLAC 1.3.1 Improves Decoding Efficiency, Some Faster Encoding Too

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 27 November 2014 at 08:31 AM EST. 12 Comments
Version 1.3.1 of the Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) was released this week, a year and a half since the release of FLAC 1.3.0.

The FLAC 1.3.1 release improves decoding efficiency for all bit-depths but in particular for 24-bits for IA32. The FLAC 1.3.1 update also has faster encoding using SSE and AVX CPU insruction set extensions, various fixes, new adopization functions, I/O buffering improvements on Windows, build system improvements, and a wide range of fixes.

More details on FLAC 1.3.1 can be found at Xiph.Org.
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