– Providing hard-to-find pieces of software since 2001-10-21


All the latest media utilities.


What's happening at Rarewares.

oggenc2 Compiles Updated


Compiles updated to libvorbis 1.3.4 and libogg 1.3.1. SoXR resampling library replaces libsamplerate for speed and size while maintaining high quality resampling. Win32 and Win64 compiles available.

Opus Tools compiles Updated


Compiles updated to Opus Tools 0.1.8 latest Git, and libopus 1.1, latest Git. Win32 and Win64 compiles available.

oggdropXPd compiles Updated


Compiles updated to correct channel mapping on decode of 7 and 8 channel ogg files and to include the SoXR resampling library in place of libsamplerate. P4 compiles now using ICL 14.0 compiler.

FLAC 1.3.0 New ICL 13.0 compiles


Compiles updated to latest release, 32 and 64 bit for Windows.

FLAC 1.3.0 Released


Compiles updated to to latest release, 32 and 64 bit for Windows.

LamedropXPd compiles updated


Compiles updated to include tiny bug fix plus replacement of libsamplerate with SoXR resampler. Smaller, much faster executables and similar, or better, quality.

A Full Set of oggenc2-aoTuVb6.03 Lancer SSE, SSE2 and SSE3 Optimized builds is available


The full set of these heavily speed optimized compiles of oggenc2 is available on the Oggenc page.

A Full Set of oggvorbis-aoTuVb6.03 Lancer SSE, SSE2 and SSE3 Optimized dlls is available


The full set of these heavily speed optimized dlls is available on the OggVorbis libraries page.

A Full Set of libvorbis 1.3.3 Compiles is available


The full set is available on the Ogg pages.

LAME 3.99.5 Released


Standard compiles are available on the mp3 pages. Compiles are now MSVC9/ICL12.1 to retain Windows 2000 compatibility.

A Full Set of aoTuVbeta6.03 Compiles is available


The full set is available on the Ogg pages, thanks to Aoyumi for the update, and another quick bug fix.

Standard OggdropXPd and oggenc2.87 compiles updated


Above updated to fix incorrect 6.1 channel mapping and to incorporate libogg 1.2.1 and libvorbis 1.3.2. x64 compile for oggenc2.87 added.

AACGain and iGain Updated


Above updated to v1.9 and available on the AAC Encoders and tools page.

fpMP3Enc + FLAC


A new package of fpMP3Enc, this time including a FLAC encoder. Uses the Fiber Pool multi-threading framework.



fpMP3Enc is a multi-threaded version of LAME that uses the Fiber Pool multi-threading framework to take advantage of modern multi-core CPUs.

EAC 0.99 PreBeta 4 and PreBeta 5 added to the "Others" section


We have added the above .zip archives to the "Others" section so that those who are concerned about virus notifications using the usual installers can install without fear of infection.

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