A52Codec
A52Codec
1.7.6

4.6

A52Codec free download for Mac

A52Codec for Mac1.7.6

02 July 2007

Play A52 and AC-3 files in Core Audio apps.

What is A52Codec for Mac

A52Codec is a CoreAudio component that can decode stereo and 5.1 surround sound from A52 and AC-3 audio. This type of audio is often found in DVD movies.

From the Developer:" I'm no longer maintaining this app as a separate download; Instead you need to download Perian to get the latest version."

What's new in A52Codec

Version 1.7.6:
  • Allow the setting of dynamic range. Can make soft sounds louder.
  • AC3 passthrough. This is a hidden pref since it requires special conditions. It is best set by the application after it has completed such setup.
  • Fixed bug with badly packetized data
  • Fixed a case where the audio was being clipped
  • Fixed an incorrect assumption about sample rates.
  • Fixed an error with an incomplete sample at the end of a file
  • Added the ability to output Pro Logic II

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SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Nov 22 2013
1.7.6
0.0
Nov 22 2013
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
An updated version of the codec that fixes issues in 10.8 and 10.9, can be downloaded here: http://subler.googlecode.com/files/A52Codec.component.zip
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
Jun 30 2013
1.7.6
0.0
Jun 30 2013
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
The latest version of this is 1.8.0 and the version that works with Mountain Lion is here: http://www.techisky.com/answers/does-perian-support-ac3-on-mountain-lion-10-8-how-to-fix.html#more-120
bb553
bb553
May 22 2012
1.7.6
0.0
May 22 2012
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
Perian is now listed as discontinued in 2012, so is it known where users should go for an updated (i.e. newer than version 1.8.0) A52 Codec for OS X PPC and Intel?
Richardhickling
Richardhickling
Mar 5 2009
1.7.6
0.0
Mar 5 2009
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
Warning: filesize() [function.filesize]: stat failed for /home/gbooker/downloads/A52Codec Universal.dmg in /home/gbooker/sites/www.cod3r.com/download/get.php on line 14 Could not find file
Jaguar
Jaguar
Nov 29 2008
1.7.6
0.0
Nov 29 2008
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
Well I'm having the same problem..... No sound after installing A52.... help plzzzzzzzz
Adrianadetoledo
Adrianadetoledo
Aug 1 2008
1.7.6
0.0
Aug 1 2008
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
Like puddingbowl, I installed the xvid 1.0 alpha component and the A52, but still am not getting any audio. Can anyone help me, please? Cheers!
Puddingbowl
Puddingbowl
Jun 12 2008
1.7.6
0.0
Jun 12 2008
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
I installed the XviD Codec Component 1.0 alpha, but no sound, and I still can't get audio after installing the A52. Any ideas?
Luo-md
Luo-md
Feb 22 2008
1.7.6
0.0
Feb 22 2008
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
Can it let me play VIDEO_TS from DVD with sound/ audio? I have QTpro with mpeg2 component.
Rumplestiltskin
Rumplestiltskin
Dec 18 2007
1.7.6
5.0
Dec 18 2007
5.0
Version: 1.7.6
Without this codec, AC3 audio isn't playable in apps that rely upon QT. (Of course, VLC doesn't have an issue but that's because VLC is self-contained and has all of the requisite components and codecs built-in.) This codec plus Perian plus Flip4Mac's free component let virtually everything play in your QT apps. Thank you!
Mac-Adam
Mac-Adam
Dec 14 2007
1.7.6
0.0
Dec 14 2007
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
Please, do what Apple did'nt, Allowing play ac3 in mpg, vob, and TS multiplexed in QuickTime. And this codec will become a must have…
Gsnxn
Gsnxn
Jul 3 2007
1.7.6
0.0
Jul 3 2007
0.0
Version: 1.7.6
Does A52Codec 1.7.6 conflict with Perian 1.0 (which, I believe, includes A52Codec 1.7.2)?
Nglester
Nglester
Dec 8 2006
1.7.2
0.0
Dec 8 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7.2
Hi all, i am having problem with my AC3 videos on the Quicktime player. After i installed the "A52Codec 1.7.2", all of my AC3 videos get a white "blinking" bar on the right handside of the QT player while playing the video. I tried the same video same add-on on the G5 ppc, but everything runs smooth and fine. Any of you guys know i can get rid of this problem? Please help, thanks a lot
Follerec
Follerec
Oct 15 2006
1.7.2
5.0
Oct 15 2006
5.0
Version: 1.7.2
This, together with Perian, NicePlayer, and MPlayer OSX, completes my video playing requirements for probably any type of video (or at least those that I do play).
Chuan
Chuan
Sep 22 2006
1.7.2
0.0
Sep 22 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7.2
Finally AC3 encoded Movie file can be played smoothly in Quicktime Universal Binary! A big THANKS to 'Graham Booker', the developer who apparently fulfilled my expectation unexpectably well :P
En-rg-e
En-rg-e
Sep 20 2006
1.7.2
0.0
Sep 20 2006
0.0
Version: 1.7.2
Mac NOOB here. After downloading and double clicking, the A52Codec just opens it in Excel. What program do I need to decode/install this codec? Or what am I simply doing wrong?
Zetsurin
Zetsurin
Sep 4 2006
1.7
4.8
Sep 4 2006
4.8
Version: 1.7
Excellent. The intel mac community has been in dire need of an AC3 codec (there have been a couple of random unsupported builds floating around, but they are pretty flaky).
Swordfish
Swordfish
Sep 4 2006
1.7
5.0
Sep 4 2006
5.0
Version: 1.7
Latest version works great! Thanks!
Shannonrawls
Shannonrawls
Aug 22 2006
1.6
0.0
Aug 22 2006
0.0
Version: 1.6
I agree, with this plugin, Quicktime still will not play AC3 encoded VOB or MPG files. I authored a DVD on a PC using Sony Architect with AC3 audio. I ripped it with MacTheRipper, and it will not play audio with Quicktime. I am looking for a solution.
Brich
Brich
Jul 29 2006
1.6
1.0
Jul 29 2006
1.0
Version: 1.6
Does not work for me. After installation as instructed, Quicktime still cannot play the sound when viewing a .VOB file.
Audacityisveryscary
Audacityisveryscary
Jun 12 2006
1.6
0.0
Jun 12 2006
0.0
Version: 1.6
I'm not able to get this working. I tried filing a ticket but it apparently disappeared. iTunes and Quicktime will not play the .ac3 from: http://www.lynnemusic.com/surround.html
Paspro
Paspro
Jun 6 2006
1.6
5.0
Jun 6 2006
5.0
Version: 1.6
Excellent work! I just tried it on my MacBook and it works like a charm. Finally, a working AC3 decoder for Intel-based Macs! Congratulations.
Free

4.6

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
  • QuickTime 7.0.1 or later
License: 
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