[Icecast] AAC support?

Greg J. Ogonowski greg at orban.com
Mon Apr 11 18:43:37 UTC 2005

We have several users using aacPlus/HE-AAC from an Orban Opticodec-PC 
Streaming Encoder.

This is not sad.
Science marches on...

Icecast2 is a very good HTTP/ICY server.


At 11:30 2005-04-11, Akos Maroy wrote:
>on the download page for icecast, I can read in the icecast-2.2.0
>changelog that there's support for AAC:
>AAC is added as a supported streaming format Not too many source clients
>support streaming in this format, but we support it.
>but when looking at the source code for icecast-2.2.0, I can't find
>reference to AAC anywhere. in particular, in format.c the
>format_get_type function only distinguishes between mp3 and ogg:
>format_type_t format_get_type(char *contenttype)
>     if(strcmp(contenttype, "application/x-ogg") == 0)
>         return FORMAT_TYPE_OGG; /* Backwards compatibility */
>     else if(strcmp(contenttype, "application/ogg") == 0)
>         return FORMAT_TYPE_OGG; /* Now blessed by IANA */
>     else
>         /* We default to the Generic format handler, which
>            can handle many more formats than just mp3 */
>         return FORMAT_TYPE_GENERIC;
>am I missing something?
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Greg J. Ogonowski
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