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AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) is an audio compression [[codec]]. It is dubbed the successor to [[AC3]], and offers several improvements. AAC supports multi-channel audio. It is quite common to find [[MP4]] [[containers]] files using [[H.264]] for video compression and [[AAC]] for audio compression.
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AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) is an audio compression format. It is dubbed the successor to [[AC3]], and at times MP3, and offers several improvements. AAC supports multi-channel audio. It is quite common to find [[MP4]] [[container format|container]] files using [[H.264]] for video compression and AAC for audio compression. The format is directly an extension belonging to the MPEG-4 standards.  
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Current revision as of 01:43, 6 August 2007

Introduction

AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) is an audio compression format. It is dubbed the successor to AC3, and at times MP3, and offers several improvements. AAC supports multi-channel audio. It is quite common to find MP4 container files using H.264 for video compression and AAC for audio compression. The format is directly an extension belonging to the MPEG-4 standards.