libmad0-dev - MPEG audio decoder development library

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: libmad0-dev
Package version: 0.15.1b
Package release: 8
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 234 B
Download size: 88.41 KB
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MAD is an MPEG audio decoder. It currently only supports the MPEG 1 standard, but fully implements all three audio layers (Layer I, Layer II, and Layer III, the latter often colloquially known as MP3.) This is the package you need to develop or compile applications that use MAD.



    Source package: libmad

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install libmad0-dev deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install libmad0-dev


    • /usr/include/mad.h
    • /usr/lib/pkgconfig/mad.pc
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libmad.a
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
    • /usr/share/doc/libmad0-dev/CREDITS.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libmad0-dev/README.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libmad0-dev/TODO
    • /usr/share/doc/libmad0-dev/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libmad0-dev/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libmad0-dev/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/libmad0-dev/examples/minimad.c.gz


    2013-05-20 - Kurt Roeckx <> libmad (0.15.1b-8) unstable; urgency=low * Add multiarch support. (Closes: #653676) Patch by Steve Langasek <> * Use dh-autoreconf to update libtool so that it works on x32 (Closes: #700437)

    2012-01-22 - Kurt Roeckx <> libmad (0.15.1b-7) unstable; urgency=low * Fix arm's MAD_F_MLN thumb case causing problems on arhmf. Patch by Dave Martin (Closes: #656814) * Add ${misc:Depends} to the Depends.

    2011-03-29 - Kurt Roeckx <> libmad (0.15.1b-6) unstable; urgency=low [ Konstantinos Margaritis ] * Add support for armhf (Closes: #596936) - libmad.thumb.diff: use "adr" instead of "add" to make code ready for thumb2 - Provide-Thumb-2-alternative-code-for-MAD_F_MLN.diff: fix another ftbfs with thumb2 as "rsc" doesnt exist anymore - thanks to Dave Martin for this patch

    2010-02-19 - Kurt Roeckx <> libmad (0.15.1b-5) unstable; urgency=low * gcc-4.4 removed an assembler constraint on mips/mipsel. Use the new way of doing it. (Closes: #568418)

    2008-12-23 - Kurt Roeckx <> libmad (0.15.1b-4) unstable; urgency=low * On an invalid mpeg file we can go past the end of the buffer. (Closes: #508133)

    2008-03-15 - Kurt Roeckx <> libmad (0.15.1b-3) unstable; urgency=low * Acknowledge NMU * Use DEB_DH_MAKESHLIBS_ARGS_libmad0 instead to set shlibs. * Update Clément Stenac's email address to use * Add build dependency on autotools-dev, quilt * Don't use -O plus some other -f options, just use -O2. (Closes: #415279) * Use the 64bit fixed point math on amd64 to have a higher quality output than the default. (Closes: #465438) * Bump shlibs since it changes the size of mad_build on amd64. * Add compat file, level 5. Change build dependency of debhelper to 5. * Don't set -lm in the mad.pc file. libmad doesn't use any math function. * Remove libmad0 Depends on pkg-config. * Change to Standards-Version 3.7.3: - Change ${Source-Version} into ${binary:Version}

    2005-06-01 - Jordi Mallach <> libmad (0.15.1b-2.1) unstable; urgency=high * Non-maintainer upload, not targetted for Sarge. * Urgency high because this is generating uploads with broken depends that may be propagating to testing (see #311488). * debian/rules: set DEB_DH_MAKESHLIBS_ARGS_ALL = -V 'libmad0 (>= 0.15.1b)' to restore the updated shlibs lost in the switch to CDBS (closes: #310311).

    2005-05-08 - Sam Clegg <> libmad (0.15.1b-2) unstable; urgency=low * Sam Clegg : * debian/control: update Maintainer: and Uploaders: (closes: #300097) * debian/rules: convert to CDBS * debian/control: build-depend on debhelper >= 4.1.0 * debian/libmad0.postinst: removed since debhelper runs ldconfig for us. * debian/libmad0*.files: removed; use dh_install instead. * Clément Stenac : * Better copyright file * Kurt Roeckx * Add watch file.

    2005-03-17 - Kyle McMartin <> libmad (0.15.1b-1.1) unstable; urgency=low * Orphaning this package, setting maintainer to QA.

    2004-06-05 - Kyle McMartin <> libmad (0.15.1b-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream version. (closes: #252902) * Removed TODO from installed documentation. * Added minimad.c to the libmad0-dev documentation. Thanks to Mario Lang for the patch. (closes: #249067)