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* Company: [[Sony]]
 
* Samples: http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/A-codecs/ATRAC3/
 
* Technical: http://www.minidisc.org/aes_atrac.html
 
 
 
ATRAC (Adaptive TRansform Acoustic Coding) is the collective name for audio compression technologies
 
ATRAC (Adaptive TRansform Acoustic Coding) is the collective name for audio compression technologies
developed by [[Sony]]. This codec family includes the following codecs today: ATRAC, ATRAC3,
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developed by [[Sony]].
ATRAC3plus and ATRAC Advanced lossless.
 
You can read about it at http://www.sony.net/Products/ATRAC3/overview/index.html#family
 
 
 
The ATRAC codec was introduced in 1992 with the MiniDisc. There is a good description at
 
http://www.minidisc.org/aes_atrac.html. It is used in MiniDisc portable players
 
by many companies.
 
 
 
Same as [[RealAudio atrc]], the RealAudio streams are XOR scrambled.
 
 
 
Stored in [[Microsoft_Wave|WAV]]/[[Microsoft_Audio/Video_Interleaved|AVI]], [[RealMedia|RM]] and [[Oma|Oma/Omg]] containers.
 
  
Sony Dynamic Digital System (SDDS), used in theatres, is based on ATRAC. Common use of the codec is in Sony made Minidisc and Flash based players.
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This codec family includes the following codecs today:
  
There are some known variants:
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* [[ATRAC]]
* ATRAC
 
 
* [[ATRAC3]]
 
* [[ATRAC3]]
 
* [[ATRAC3plus]]
 
* [[ATRAC3plus]]
 
* ATRAC Advanced Lossless (AAL)
 
* ATRAC Advanced Lossless (AAL)
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An overview of this product family can be found here: http://www.sony.net/Products/ATRAC3/overview/index.html#family
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ATRAC-compressed audio is usually stored in [[Microsoft_Wave|WAV]]/[[Microsoft_Audio/Video_Interleaved|AVI]], [[RealMedia|RM]] and [[Oma|Oma/Omg]] containers.
  
 
[[Category:Audio Codecs]]
 
[[Category:Audio Codecs]]

Revision as of 06:51, 29 November 2018

ATRAC (Adaptive TRansform Acoustic Coding) is the collective name for audio compression technologies developed by Sony.

This codec family includes the following codecs today:

An overview of this product family can be found here: http://www.sony.net/Products/ATRAC3/overview/index.html#family

ATRAC-compressed audio is usually stored in WAV/AVI, RM and Oma/Omg containers.