[Icecast-dev] Streaming AAC with libshout?

Daniel James daniel.james at sourcefabric.org
Mon Jun 24 09:47:46 PDT 2013

Hi Greg,

> The open source AAC/HE-AAC encoders offer pretty poor audio quality.
> Sometimes you really do get what you pay for, and this is a perfect example.

An alternative explanation might be that open source developers were not
particularly motivated to work on improving AAC encoders, because of
difficulties experienced when trying to distribute patent-encumbered code.



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