AAC Audio Playback on Linux

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AAC Audio Playback on Linux

PostWed Nov 25, 2020 8:22 am

it would be great if there was AAC audio playback in the Linux version of Da Vinci Resolve Studio. I paid money to use Studio version, so there shouldn't be an issue with licensing AAC audio for that product.


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Re: AAC Audio Playback on Linux

PostTue Dec 15, 2020 10:25 pm

Fully agreed, AAC input support on Linux would be incredibly useful. It's just such a widely used codec and it would simplify my workflows a lot by not having to convert audio externally before using a lot of clips that I have.


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Re: AAC Audio Playback on Linux

PostMon Jan 04, 2021 2:52 am

Adding a vote for this also. I just got my workstation switched to Linux, so far everything in Resolve seems to be working... except this. And I Have enough camera and phone files that it breaks the usability. From what I can tell this is one of (or the) last barrier to Linux.
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Re: AAC Audio Playback on Linux

PostWed Apr 07, 2021 10:08 am

+1. It's annoying having to reboot to Windows just for AAC.
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Re: AAC Audio Playback on Linux

PostWed Apr 14, 2021 2:10 am

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Re: AAC Audio Playback on Linux

PostFri Apr 16, 2021 2:46 pm

+1 from me too.

I have to use an FFMPEG script to convert mobile footage - leave the video as is but decode the audio to uncompressed and repackage as .mov. Fast and works perfectly but it really shouldn't be a necessary extra step.

Anyone know why AAC support is missing? Presumably not licensing as it's missing from the Studio version.
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Re: AAC Audio Playback on Linux

PostFri Apr 16, 2021 4:47 pm

+1 too !

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