Nero today announced that the Nero Digital Audio
reference quality MPEG-4 audio encoding software is now available
free of charge via download from the company?s website
Fully compatible with the latest MPEG-4 audio
standard (LC-AAC, HE-AAC and HE-AAC v2), the 3GPP-compatible
software enables users to store an entire audio album in a single .mp4
file with the best audio quality available.
A simple text-based command-line interface ensures that Nero Digital
Audio is compatible with any existing audio software that consumers
may already be using. Every file saved in the Nero Digital Audio codec
will have advanced content management built into it, including support
for CD-audio index maps, embedded album art and ReplayGain.
The advanced sound processing features of Nero Digital Audio software
address the needs of both the audiophile and casual music enthusiast.
For example, the amount of compression can be selected for any given
file, from 2.5:1 for the highest fidelity to the maximum compression for
storing up to 58 CDs on a single disc. In addition, the ability to handle
sampling rates from 8 to 96 kHz and bit rates to 320 kBit/s per channel
with constant, average, variable, or double-pass coding modes ensures
that users have no difficulty with content from any audio source.
In addition to the PC Windows compatible software, Nero Digital
Audio offers an optimized decoding/playback solution for embedded
hardware platforms running on Windows CE / Symbian OS / Linux
(ARM, Intel XScale, TI-OMAP, Freescale mx.21), among
The Nero Digital Audio encoding software is available via download --
free of charge-- for personal and non-commercial use. Downloading the
software is a simple process with step-by-step instructions. Commercial
licensing for Nero Digital Audio is also available, please email
email@example.com. For more information about Nero Digital Audio, visit: