pacpl - multi-purpose audio converter/ripper/tagger script

Distribution: Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: pacpl
Package version: 4.0.5
Package release: 7.1
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 298 B
Download size: 68.25 KB
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Perl Audio Converter is a tool for converting multiple audio types from one format to another using various external encoders/decoders. It supports the following audio formats: AAC, AC3, AIFF, APE, AU, AVR, BONK, CAF, CDR, FAP, FLA, FLAC, IRCAM, LA, LPAC, M4A, MAT, MAT4, MAT5, MMF, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPC, MPP, NIST, OFR, OFS, OGG, PAC, PAF, PVF, RA, RAM, RAW, SD2, SF, SHN, SMP, SND, SPX, TTA, VOC, W64, WAV, WMA, and WV. It can also convert audio from the following video extensions: RM, RV, ASF, DivX, MPG, MKV, MPEG, AVI, MOV, OGM, QT, VCD, SVCD, M4V, NSV, NUV, PSP, SMK, VOB, FLV, and WMV. Pacpl also includes a CD ripping function with CDDB support, batch conversion, tag preservation for most supported formats, independent tag reading/writing, a simple kommander gui and extensions for Dolphin and Konqueror. You can write your own modules in order to add support for new file formats. See README.Debian for more information about supported formats.



    Binary package: pacpl_4.0.5-7.1_all.deb
    Source package: pacpl

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install pacpl deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install pacpl


    • /etc/pacpl/codecs.conf
    • /etc/pacpl/pacpl.conf
    • /usr/bin/pacpl
    • /usr/share/doc/pacpl/README.Debian
    • /usr/share/doc/pacpl/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pacpl/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pacpl/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/pacpl/modules/README.module
    • /usr/share/doc/pacpl/modules/sample.m
    • /usr/share/doc/pacpl/pacpl-gui/README.extra
    • /usr/share/doc/pacpl/pacpl-gui/pacpl-gui.kmdr.gz
    • /usr/share/kde4/services/pacpl.desktop
    • /usr/share/man/man1/pacpl.1.gz
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/ca.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/de.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/en_US.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/es.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/et.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/fr_FR.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/it_IT.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/nl_NL.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/pl.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/pt.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/ro.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/ru_RU.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/tr.po
    • /usr/share/pacpl/locale/zh_CN.po


    2012-04-09 - Tim Retout <> pacpl (4.0.5-7.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * debian/control: B-D and Depend on libogg-vorbis-header-pureperl-perl. * debian/patches: - added 60_use-ogg-vorbis-header-pureperl.patch to avoid use of Ogg::Vorbis::Header. (Closes: #655405)

    2011-08-18 - Maxime Chatelle <> pacpl (4.0.5-7) unstable; urgency=low * debian/control: - fix a typo in long description. - added lame in Recommends. * debian/README.Debian: - removed note about lame-not-in-debian. * removed 35_pacpl_patent-warning-for-mp3-using-lame.patch, lame is now in Debian main, so, this patch is no more needed. (Closes: #636388)

    2011-06-23 - Maxime Chatelle <> pacpl (4.0.5-6) unstable; urgency=low * debian/patches - added 50_replace-depreciated-switch-by-given-for-perl5.14.patch to use given/when instead of switch/case syntax (Closes: #629464)

    2011-06-20 - Maxime Chatelle <> pacpl (4.0.5-5) unstable; urgency=low * debian/control: - New maintainer: Maxime Chatelle <> (closes: #608808) - Bump up to policy 3.9.2. (no changes) - moved 'twolame' Recommand to Suggest. - added Recommand: normalize-audio (Closes: #589790) - Up to debhelper 8.0+ * debian/compat: - set to debhelper 8 * debian/patches: - Removed 20_codecs-conf.patch falling back to original, using lame as mp3 encoder. Twolame encode to mp2, not mp3. - Added 35_pacpl_patent-warning-for-mp3-using-lame.patch to issue warning about patented mp3 file format (see patch header for detail) And, changed default mp3 decoder to ffmpeg (was lame)(included in patch). (the two previous Closes: #608601) - Added patch : 40_change-normalize-to-normalize-audio.patch (Closes: #589790) - Added patch: 45_case-independent-flac-tags.patch thank to Luca Niccoli <> (Closes: #561459) * debian/README.Debian: Added notice about mp3 encoding.

    2011-01-03 - Cristian Greco <> pacpl (4.0.5-4) unstable; urgency=low * Orphaning package. * debian/control: - set maintainer to Debian QA Group. - fix spelling-error-in-description. - bump up Standards-Version to 3.9.1 (no changes).

    2009-11-26 - Cristian Greco <> pacpl (4.0.5-3) unstable; urgency=low * Convert to 3.0 (quilt) source format. * debian/control: - new maintainer email address. - add DMUA field, thanks to my sponsor gregor herrmann.

    2009-09-02 - Cristian Greco <> pacpl (4.0.5-2) unstable; urgency=low * debian/control: - remove amarok from Suggests: and package description since pacpl no longer works with amarok2 (see upstream changelog); - recommends twolame instead of toolame, which has been removed from the archive; (Closes: #529537) - build-dep on debhelper (>= 7.0.50) and quilt (>= 0.46-7), thus rewrite debian/rules in a tiny form; - bump up Standards-Version to 3.8.3 (no changes needed); - add Vcs-* stuff. * debian/patches: - 10_twolame_mp3_enc.patch: add support for twolame mp3 encoder; - 01_codecs-conf.patch: new, rename to change the prefix number (20_codecs-conf.patch) and update description; - 30_readme_module.patch: new, provide better documentation for README.module. * debian/pacpl.install: don't install amarok plugin. * README.Debian: add a note about the new twolame support.

    2009-04-06 - Cristian Greco <> pacpl (4.0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream version. - debian/pacpl.install: updated in order to install new konqueror/dolphin plugins and deleted old mime files. * debian/control: bump up Standards-Version to 3.8.1 (no changes required).