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Old 2007-08-08, 06:24 PM
weedwacker weedwacker is offline
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Re: New lossles audio codec - TAK -

Originally Posted by AAR.oner
yet again, the developers only offer Windows support

i'm pretty sure there is a patch now available for decoding, but unless the actual developers start supporting all OS's, i don't really see a codec becoming the "standard"
The source code is open so any developer can port it if they so choose. It just seems nobody has bothered to do so yet. I think the real issue here is the amount of resources it takes for playback that will ultimately drive the developers to any particular opensource compression scheme. I'm no developer but my understanding is flac has the lowest requirements and that is why you see the most amount of hardware support for flac while you all other lossless codecs pretty much have zilch for hardware support.
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