MPEG-4 AAC Main Profile

<compression, standard, algorithm>

A successor of MP3 allowing transparent coding at data rates of 70-75% of that of MP3. It is very different from MP3, only used MDCT, no subband coding. It is much more complex that MP3 and MPEG-2 AAC Low Profile.

Last updated: 2001-12-08

Nearby terms:

MPEG-4MPEG-4 AAC Main ProfileMPEG-4 AAC SSRMPEG-4 Advanced Audio Coding Scalable Sampling Rate

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