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 12.1 platform.

Package Information

Installation of fdk-aac

Install fdk-aac by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--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