[flac-dev] Flac multi channel

Tor-Einar Jarnbjo tor-einar at jarnbjo.name
Wed Jan 25 17:30:54 UTC 2017

Hello Olivier,

the limitation is in the file format itself, as the number of channels is encoded in a 3 bit field in the streaminfo metadata block. 


Am 25. Januar 2017 16:45:32 MEZ schrieb Olivier Tristan <o.tristan at uvi.net>:
>Hi Guys,
>I know that FLAC format is currently limited to 8 channels but I was 
>wondering if this hard limitation of the format
>or if it can be easily circumvented if the flac library is compiled
>other settings and/or the software using it don't mind it
>Thanks !
>Olivier Tristan
>Research & Development
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>flac-dev at xiph.org
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