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FAAD2 - Freeware Advanced Audio (AAC) Decoder including SBR decoding



Freeware Advanced Audio (AAC) Decoder including SBR decoding 

FAAD2 is a HE, LC, MAIN and LTP profile, MPEG2 and MPEG-4 AAC decoder. FAAD2 includes code for SBR (HE AAC) decoding. FAAD2 is licensed under the GPL. 




For FAAD2 the following license applies: 

FAAD2 - Freeware Advanced Audio (AAC) Decoder including SBR decoding Copyright (C) 2003-2005 M. Bakker, Nero AG, 

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. 

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. 

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA. 

Any non-GPL usage of this software or parts of this software is strictly forbidden. 

The "appropriate copyright message" mentioned in section 2c of the GPLv2 must read: "Code from FAAD2 is copyright (c) Nero AG,

Commercial non-GPL licensing of this software is possible. For more info contact Nero AG through 

Please note that the use of this software may require the payment of patent royalties. You need to consider this issue before you start building derivative works. We are not warranting or indemnifying you in any way for patent royalities! YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN ACTIONS! 




FAAD2 is written by:

  • M. Bakker (mbakker(at)




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