[Icecast] AAC

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Mon Dec 27 15:07:26 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-12-27 at 14:51, Mindaugas Musnikas wrote:
> Hello all,
> I would like to know what kind of AAC can stream icecast 2.2.0. Is it
> MPEG-2 AAC or MPEG-4 AAC? How much efficiency can be gained by using
> this kind of AAC compared to MP3?
> ______________________________________________________________________
The AAC format is passed through as-is, so you'll find that all variants
of AAC go through.

As for efficiency, it's understood to be better compression than mp3,
whether it suits your needs is another matter.


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