Apple's not known for being particularly open — well, not since the Apple II days when Steve Wozniak had an active say in matters, anyway. It opened up one thing today, however, taking its lossless ALAC codec open source. TUAW notes that ALAC is now open source under the Apache license, available through MacOSForge. ALAC faces competition from FLAC, but has one inherent advantage; it's supported on iOS devices where FLAC isn't. [MacOSForge via TUAW] Image: Vectorportal
Apple's Lossless Codec Is Now Open Source
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