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Subject: Re: Playing AAC-Files with iRiver h140 and Rockbox

Re: Playing AAC-Files with iRiver h140 and Rockbox

From: <>
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 19:00:55 +1100

Quoting Selamet <>:

> Hello,
> I down't know if someone has written about the bug concerning the problem
> with aac-files on Iriver and Rockbox. I Converted a MP3-File with Itunes to
> a AAC-File (Fileextention .m4a). By playing the aaac-file on the iriver the
> player stops after about 3 seconds, then it follow a brake about 2 or 3
> seconds and then a can listen the next 3 seconds and it follows again a
> brake. But I have no problems with playing a aac-files on the Computer. Also
> no problems with OGG-Files on Rockbox.
> Can someone describe me the problem?

Unfortunately, the decoder for AAC/MP4 has not yet been optimised enough, and
thus, only runs at around 50% of realtime. See for an
overview of what works and what still requires work in order to function.

Note that mp3's and ogg-vorbis files currently run at >100% realtime, and thus,
don't skip.


> Selamet

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