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LAME 3.100

A free and advanced MP3 encoder

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LAME screenshotLAME is a free yet powerful MP3 (MPEG Audio Layer III) encoder which offers increased quality and performance. The utility is considered one of the best MP3 encoder at VBR and mid-high rates, allowing you to enhance the noise shaping, speed and psycho acoustics of MP3 files. The encoder can be used in various projects and is aimed at advanced users, requiring a certain level of programming and coding knowledge. The LAME engine can be included in various encoding and ripping applications.

LAME offers multiple enhancements is speed and quality over ISO reference applications. The program comes with CBR and two distinct types of variable bit rate: ABR and VBR. The application can be compiled as a DLL file, shared library, ACM Codec, or Directshow filter. The encoder comes with a built-in collection of easy-to-use yet powerful presets. In addition, the utility includes a GTK/X-Window MP3 frame analyzer for unencoded and MP3 files.


  • The encoder includes a collection of easy-to-use yet powerful presets.
  • The utility can be used in various ripping and encoding programs.


  • A certain level of coding and programming knowledge is required.
Version 3.100
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Product Homepage LAME
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 6
All Time Downloads 3,422
Filename lame-3.100.tar.gz
Filesize 1.5MB
MD5 Checksum 83E260ACBE4389B54FE08E0BDBF7CDDB
OS Support Windows All
Category Audio & Video

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Old Versions

Software Date Added
LAME 3.100 November 23, 2018 - Latest Version
LAME 3.99.5 February 29, 2012
LAME 3.99.4 January 30, 2012
LAME 3.98.4 August 29, 2011
LAME 3.98.2 October 06, 2008

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