Introduction to fdk-aac

fdk-aac package provides the Fraunhofer FDK AAC library, which is purported to be a high quality Advanced Audio Coding implementation.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.10 platform.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/fdk-aac

Installation of fdk-aac

Install fdk-aac by running the following commands:

CXX='g++ -Wno-narrowing'     \
./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

CXX='g++ -Wno-narrowing' ...: GCC 6 does not support integer narrowing. Setting CXX this way allows to suppress the associated error.

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libfdk-aac.so
Installed Directory: /usr/include/fdk-aac

Short Descriptions


provides the functions used to encode audio in AAC format.

Last updated on 2016-08-29 11:02:18 -0700