Musepack SV8 Tools

2009-02-28 (first official, stable release)

This package contains the Musepack Stream Version 8 command line tools for Linux. SV8 supercedes SV7 and is preferable for any task (see ). While SV8 outperforms SV7, it's not yet as widely supported, as it was recently released. If you have SV7 files, make sure your application/s supports the new version before converting to SV8 and deleting SV7 files.

mpcenc 1.30.0 - the encoder converts WAV or lossless files to MPC files.

mpcdec 1.0.0 - the decoder converts MPC files to WAV or checks files for stream errors.

mpcgain 0.9.1 - the ReplayGain calculator adds ReplayGain info to MPC files.

mpcchap 0.9.0 - SV8 chapter editor embeds chapters into MPC files using info in chapter or cue files.

mpccut 0.9.0 - SV8 stream cutter losslessly cuts stream segments based on selected start/end samples.

mpc2sv8 1.0.0 - Musepack SV7 to SV8 converter losslessly converts MPC files encoded by an SV7 encoder.

To compile your own binaries, get the SV8 package from our Source Code page. Download

 Musepack SV7 Tools

mppenc / mppdec / replaygain

This package contains the Musepack Stream Version 7 command line tools for Linux - encoder, decoder and ReplayGain calculator. The SV7 format remains fully supported, but it is superceded by SV8 and the tools will no longer be updated.

The encoder is needed to convert WAV files to MPC. The decoder is compatible with all StreamVersions from 4 to 7. It's needed to convert MPC files to WAV.

Note: for mppenc 1.16, you can download the source code from our Source Code page and compile. Download


XMMS-Musepack 1.2.1

This plugin is needed to play MPC files with XMMS. Download
BMP-Musepack 1.2

This plugin is needed to play MPC files with Beep Media Player. Download