Perl Audio Converter 4.0.3
viiron at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 22:53:42 CEST 2008
Name: Perl Audio Converter
Type: KDE Sound Application
Perl Audio Converter is a tool for converting
multiple audio types from one format to another.
It supports AAC, AC3, AIFF, APE, AU, AVR, BONK,
CAF, CDR, FAP, FLA, FLAC, IRCAM, LA, LPAC, M4A,
MAT, MAT4, MAT5, MMF, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPC, MPP,
NIST, OFR, OFS, OGG, PAC, PAF, PVF, RA, RAM, RAW,
SD2, SF, SHN, SMP, SND, SPX, TTA, VOC, W64, WAV,
WMA, and WV. It can also convert audio from the
following video extensions: RM, RV, ASF, DivX,
MPG, MKV, MPEG, AVI, MOV, OGM, QT, VCD, SVCD, M4V,
NSV, NUV, PSP, SMK, VOB, FLV, and WMV. A CD
ripping function with CDDB support, batch
conversion, tag preservation for most supported
formats, independent tag reading/writing, and
extensions for Amarok, Dolphin, and Konqueror are
language files can be downloaded from:
It should be noted that the language files are not
actual .po files. They are simply named as such,
and should be opened/edited with a normal text
editor when translating.
+ added encode/decode support for m4b (iPod audio
+ added d3lphin to the configure script
+ added option --defopts. this allows you to turn
off/remove all default encoder options set by the
program, and allows you to completely customize
them via --eopts.
* updated po directory (moved to
% fixed various inconsistencies in Makefile.in and
configure.ac thanks to Cristian Greco for the
patches, suggestions, and Debian package.
% fixed link for ape encoder/decoder (mac) in
% fixed bug when encoding to mp3 using bladeenc.
--eopts was not being read into the command.
+ added ability to encode to rm
* updated Polish translation
* updated Estonian translation
* updated Russian translation
% fixed typo when trying to find normalize. thanks
to FErki for spotting it.
% fixed WMA tag read bug. thanks to Andrew
Neitsch for reporting the issue
% fixed other minor issues
+ added ability to select alternate
encoders/decoders for various formats
+ added codecs.conf to set desired default
+ added options --normalize & --nopts
+ added notice to print total completed/failed
+ added support for audio format mmf via ffmpeg
+ added Turkish translation thanks to Cantek Cetin
+ added Estonian translation thanks to Priit
+ added Catalan translation thanks to Xavi BS
+ added Russian translation thanks to Illarion
+ added French translation thanks to Guillaume
* updated man page to include sndfile-convert in
the "see also" section
* updated application to remove partial files when
* updated all translations to include new phrases
* updated user modules (new syntax implemented)
thanks to Stefano Sabatini
* updated -v switch to be used for verbose, not
* updated the pnotice() sub to only print the
banner once. thanks to Robert Krawitz for this,
and many other suggestions.
* updated mod-install.sh to force install
Audio::FLAC::Header. this may or may not be
necessary depending on your specific distribution
and/or installed libraries.
% fixed typo in mod-install-kubuntu.sh
% fixed a few inconsistencies in the code
% fixed parenthesis/forward-slash in
% fixed ac3 decoding (ffmpeg can only encode to
ac3, use mplayer to decode)
% fixed input file deletion bug (using --delete)
when ^C was pressed.
- removed inclusion of uneeded Perl module
+ added Chinese Simplified translation thanks to
+ added Spanish translation thanks to Antonio
+ added --keep option which prevents re-encoding
files matching the destination format.
+ added the following formats from sndfile-convert
(part of the libsndfile package): caf, fap, ircam,
mat, mat4, mat5, nist, paf, pvf, sd2, sf, w64
* updated en.po (renamed to en_US.po)
% fixed typo in extra/README.module
% fixed a few typos in the man page
% fixed lang sub to handle .uft8/UTF-8 extensions
% fixed apostrophe in directory name bug. this
affected all GUI service menus and plugins with
kdialog using the --getexistingdirectory option.
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