[PlanetCCRMA] mp3 encoders

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Jul 6 10:27:00 2005

On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 09:14, Peter Lutek wrote:
> the CCRMA docs state:
> "A couple of widely available encoders are available in PlanetCCRMA, but 
> are only intended to be used as tools for learning about mp3. If you 
> encode your own mp3s you should own a properly licensed encoder."
> however, it appears that neither lame nor bladeenc are in the repository 
> any longer. 

That's true, sorry, I have to update that page...

> unfortunately, i do need to encode to mp3 in order to allow 
> a wide base of windows/mac users to download and use music i'm making. 
> does anyone know if there is actually an encoder available for linux 
> which is "properly licensed"? even a commercial one would be ok by me.

AFAIK there are no "properly licensed" ones. I don't know about
commercial products, sorry. A good place to get stuff like that (ie:
lame) is the freshrpms.net repository.......

-- Fernando