lame - MP3 encoding library (frontend)

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: lame
Package version: 3.99.5+repack1
Package release: 7+deb8u1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 357 B
Download size: 264.77 KB
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LAME (LAME Ain't an MP3 Encoder) is a research project for learning about and improving MP3 encoding technology. LAME includes an MP3 encoding library, a simple frontend application, and other tools for sound analysis, as well as convenience tools. This package contains the frontend.



    Source package: lame

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/bin/lame
    • /usr/share/doc/lame/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/lame/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/lame/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/lame.1.gz


    2015-06-15 - Fabian Greffrath <> lame (3.99.5+repack1-7+deb8u1) jessie; urgency=medium * debian/patches/force_align_arg_pointer.patch: Enable functions with SSE instructions to maintain their own properly aligned stack. Fixes crashes with a general protection error when called from the ocaml bindings (Closes: #786438). Thanks Detrick Merz for the bug report, Robert Hegemann and especially Bernhard Übelacker for their help with analyzing the bug.

    2015-02-24 - Fabian Greffrath <> lame (3.99.5+repack1-7) unstable; urgency=medium * Extend Maks Naumov's patch to also include a sanity check for a valid amount of input channels (Closes: #778703). * Fix decision if sample rate ratio is an integer value or not (Closes: #778529). * Thanks to Henri Salo for the bug reports and the fuzzed samples!

    2015-02-09 - Fabian Greffrath <> lame (3.99.5+repack1-6) unstable; urgency=high * Do not mangle CFLAGS in debian/rules anymore, leave this to dpkg-buildflags (Closes: #775955). Thanks, Jakub Wilk. * Add check for invalid input sample rate, thanks Maks Naumov (Closes: #775959, #777160, #777161). Thanks Jakub Wilk and Brian Carpenter for the bug reports and test cases. * Remove chunks modifying */ from parallel-builds-fix.patch, we are running autoreconf anyway. * Remove unbreak-ftbfs-gcc4.4.patch, does not apply anymore. * Avoid malformed wav causing floating point exception in the frontend (Closes: #777159).

    2014-08-31 - Sebastian Ramacher <> lame (3.99.5+repack1-5) unstable; urgency=medium * Team upload. * debian/patches/msse.patch: Build xmm_quantize_sub.c with -msse to fix a build failure on any-i386. This also enables SSE support on i386 if SSE support is detected at runtime. (Closes: #760047)

    2014-08-30 - Sebastian Ramacher <> lame (3.99.5+repack1-4) unstable; urgency=medium * Team upload. [ Alessio Treglia ] * Build with dh-autoreconf. (Closes: #755111) [ Sebastian Ramacher ] * debian/control: - Remove Andres Mejia from Uploaders since he is MIA. Thank you for maintaining lame, Andres! (Closes: #743522) - Remove obsolete DM-Upload-Allowed. - Change Maintainer to match other packages maintained by the team. - Add missing B-D dh-autoreconf and pkg-config. - Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 - Remove obsolete Breaks / Replaces. - Use canonical Vcs-* locations. * debian/patches/privacy-breach.patch: Fix privacy-breach linitan erros in HTML documentation.

    2012-03-17 - Andres Mejia <> lame (3.99.5+repack1-3) unstable; urgency=low * Handle case on setting CFLAGS for systems where dpkg-dev (<< 1.15.7)

    2012-03-16 - Andres Mejia <> lame (3.99.5+repack1-2) unstable; urgency=low * Allow dev package to be multiarch installable.

    2012-03-15 - Andres Mejia <> lame (3.99.5+repack1-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. * Refresh patches. Remove patches applied upstream. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3.

    2012-01-29 - Andres Mejia <> lame (3.99.4+repack1-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. * Refresh patches. * Use CFLAGS from dpkg-buildflags, but don't pass -g or -O2. * Fix up lintian warning about commas in Files section of copyright file.

    2011-12-11 - Andres Mejia <> lame (3.99.3+repack1-1) unstable; urgency=low * Update copyright. * Refresh all patches, remove patches applied upstreamed. * Update README.source. * Remove commas from Files section in copyright file.