Windows XP64 / Vista64 / Windows 7 64
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Features and Highlights
- Many improvements in quality in speed over ISO reference software. See history.
- MPEG1,2 and 2.5 layers III encoding.
- CBR (constant bitrate) and two types of variable bitrate, VBR and ABR.
- The encoding engine can be compiled as a shared library (Linux/UNIX), DLL, Directshow filter, or ACM codec (Windows).
- Free-format encoding and decoding.
- GPSYCHO: a GPL'd psycho acoustic and noise shaping model.
- Powerful and easy to use presets.
- Quality better than all other encoders at most bitrates.
- Fast! Encodes faster than real-time on a PII 266 at the highest quality mode.
- MP3x: a GTK/X-Window MP3 frame analyzer for both .mp3 and unencoded audio files.
Note: The download is a compiled LAME MP3 binary (not a source code).