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CMIX GUI v1.9 now available

CMIX GUI v1.9 now available

Hi everyone, Today, I have released CMIX GUI v1.9: This new version adds the cmix v19 compressor version released last month. cmix v19 brings the following improvement: For a benchmark and compression results on this new cmix version, check the cmix forum post at the encode.su forum here. You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Enjoy!

Development progress on DLNA Player – September 2021

Development progress on DLNA Player – September 2021

Hi everyone, It’s been a long time since I’ve shared some news on my DLNA Player software. Truth is, I’ve been taking a break on working on personal projects. I’ve been mostly watching movies and resting, but these days I’ve decided to start working on some software again. In this post, I’d like to tell you what have been integrated in the software. In terms of the user interface, not much has changed. There’s now a new Options menu where…

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Introducing HEIC To JPG Converter

Introducing HEIC To JPG Converter

Hi everyone, Today, I’m pleased to announce the first version of my HEIC To JPG Converter tool. This is a simple tool that will convert your HEIC images and photos to the more common and supported JPEG format. In today’s world, newer phones can take advantage of the HEIC image codec that will save you space, theatrically, but it’s also true that JPEG is still the dominant format whereas HEIC still have limited support. This is why I wrote this…

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Announcing Audio MD5 Checker v0.9

Announcing Audio MD5 Checker v0.9

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Audio MD5 Checker v0.9: This release adds support for .aiff files. You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Support the project If you like this project, consider buying me a coffee! It will help me continue developing this and other awesome projects. Enjoy!

Announcing Audio MD5 Checker v0.8

Announcing Audio MD5 Checker v0.8

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Audio MD5 Checker v0.8: This release adds support for .ape files. You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Support the project If you like this project, consider buying me a coffee! It will help me continue developing this and other awesome projects. Enjoy!

rav1e GUI v1.17 released!

rav1e GUI v1.17 released!

Hi everyone, Today, I have released rav1e GUI v1.17: This new version will encode files without producing huge .y4m temporary files. It also disables 2-pass encoding in quantizer mode, which is not supported by rav1e. You can use 2-pass encoding in bitrate mode. You can download this new release on GitHub by clicking here. Enjoy!

Downloading ffmpeg for Exhale GUI

Downloading ffmpeg for Exhale GUI

Note: This guide is obsolete. Please refer to the new guide to download ffmpeg by clicking here. Hi everyone, In this post, I’ll guide you through the steps to download ffmpeg and use it in Exhale GUI. This is needed if you want to encode files in formats other than WAV. To download ffmpeg, follow these easy steps: Go to https://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/: We will leave everything as is and press the Download Build button: Once downloaded, click on the file:: Navigate…

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Opus GUI v1.16 released

Opus GUI v1.16 released

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Opus GUI v1.16: This release adds a new text file called audioformats.txt. In this file, you can specify the file extensions that the GUI will process: You can add new extensions as long as ffmpeg supports it, and they will be processed only if ffmpeg is present. Otherwise, only WAV files will be processed. This version also has some bug fixes and improvements and updates the Google APIs to their latest version. You can…

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Collaborating in the exhale project – Part 2

Collaborating in the exhale project – Part 2

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I began working on my second collaboration for the exhale xHE-AAC USAC encoder. This time, I worked on adding an argument to print the software version on the console. The above is the main software, printing its information as well as how to use it. There was no option to print the version only. Ideally, I just wanted a way to print something like exhale version 1.0.3 …..so that I can easily parse it as I do…

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My first GitLab contribution: exhale encoder

My first GitLab contribution: exhale encoder

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I collaborated on the exhale xHE-AAC Audio Encoder to add compatibility to compile the project on MinGW on Windows. The exhale project is an Open-Source xHE-AAC USAC encoder. It allows you to encode wave (WAV) files to M4A using this specific codec. Originally, compilation on Windows was done using Visual Studio, and this worked fine, but when compiling it on MSYS2/MinGW, it gave some issues, specifically: It also complained about fprintf_s, so some changes needed to be…

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