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0007129features2016-11-20 06:12
ReporterardourloopsAssigned To 
Reproducibilityalways 
Status newResolutionopen 
PlatformAllOSAllOS VersionAll
Product Version5.4 
Fixed in Version 
Summary0007129: mp3 support, as the patent has expired
DescriptionIn FAQ https://community.ardour.org/realfaq#usemp3 its stated that mp3 support will be introduced ASAP as there will be a possibility, now as the patents are expired and the last are expiring in the 1q 2017, please do it!
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MP3#Licensing.2C_ownership_and_legislation
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ardourloops

2016-11-19 22:34

reporter   ~0018995

Patent 5,579,430: November 20, 2016
    Patent 5,579,430: November 20, 2016
    Patent 6,185,539: February 19, 2017
    Patent 6,009,399: April 16, 2017
    Patent 5,924,060: August 29, 2017
    Patent 5,703,999: December 30, 2017

x42

2016-11-20 06:12

administrator   ~0019002

Just FTR, since Ardour 3.2 you can import .mp3 using 3rd party tools.

Session > Open Video allows to extract soundtracks from videos and also has the option to import audio only (that dialog does not have all the bells and whistles as the audio import dialog though).

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2016-11-19 22:33 ardourloops New Issue
2016-11-19 22:34 ardourloops Note Added: 0018995
2016-11-20 06:12 x42 Note Added: 0019002