AOL and AAC

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in General Discussion edited January 2014
http://news.com.com/2100-1027-993928...g=fd_lede2_hed



It's nice to see a company that's actually making use of the damned codec...

Comments

  • Reply 1 of 6
    hmurchisonhmurchison Posts: 12,131member
    Hmmmm they're confused. Dolby makes AC-3 AAC is from the MPEG Group.
  • Reply 2 of 6
    Good, now Apple needs to get this in iTunes and the iPod...
  • Reply 3 of 6
    telomartelomar Posts: 1,804member
    Quote:

    Originally posted by hmurchison

    Hmmmm they're confused. Dolby makes AC-3 AAC if from the MPEG Group.



    AAC is from Dolby and the technology was integrated into the MPEG4 standard.
  • Reply 4 of 6
    eugeneeugene Posts: 8,254member
    Quote:

    Originally posted by hmurchison

    Hmmmm they're confused. Dolby makes AC-3 AAC is from the MPEG Group.



    AAC was partially/mostly developed by Dolby Labs.



    EDIT: I should read the entire thread before posting.
  • Reply 5 of 6
    hmurchisonhmurchison Posts: 12,131member
    Interesting. Thanks for that info fellas. I had no idea Dolby was involved in AAC. No wonder the names are similar.
  • Reply 6 of 6
    eugeneeugene Posts: 8,254member
    Quote:

    Originally posted by hmurchison

    Interesting. Thanks for that info fellas. I had no idea Dolby was involved in AAC. No wonder the names are similar.



    The funny thing is I learned about it from Apple.com when QuickTime 6 was first released.
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