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Using Perl Audio Converter

Perl Audio Converter or PACPL is a small tool to convert media files between different formats.

It is used in the Prepare Party Wizard starting in version 1.9 of Jajuk to allow to convert media to one single format, e.g. MP3 for devices that only support this audio format.

PACPL is available at http://pacpl.sourceforge.net/.

Installation on Linux

On most Linux distributions it can be installed using the package system. If your Linux Distribution does not provide packages, you can download the package from the homepage and install it according to the installation instructions included.

Installation on Windows

On Windows the following steps can be used to install PACPL:

perl -MCPAN -e shell
install Parse::RecDescent Carp Inline Inline::C Devel::Symdump Switch Pod::Coverage Test::Pod::Coverage MP3::Info Audio::Musepack Audio::WMA MP3::Tag Ogg::Vorbis::Header IO::String MP4::Info Audio::APETags CDDB_get
force install Audio::FLAC::Header
AAC: faac,faad
FLAC: flac,flac
FLA: flac,flac
M4A: faac,faad
MP4: faac,faad
MP3: lame,lame
OGG: oggenc,oggdec
TTA: ttaenc,ttaenc

Some of them can be installed via the following cygwin-packages: lame, flac, vorbis-tools. But there are also download-sources where these files are binary compiled for Windows available.

perl <install-location>\pacpl --help
perl <install-location>\pacpl -to ogg "<Your-Music>.mp3"
perl <install-location>\pacpl

See also PACPL-FAQ under Windows

Installing on MacOS

Probably similar to Windows

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