[FFmpeg-user] AAC "channel element not allocated"

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Dec 1 00:34:57 CET 2012

robin <divineguo <at> 163.com> writes:

> I have a .aacfile (4Channels.aac) which shows up with 
> 4 audio channels, and produces the famous channel 
> element 3.0 is not allocated" message when ffmpeg 
> tries to decode it.

Which software decodes the sample?

For future questions: Please always test current git 
head before reporting problems and please always 
provide your failing command line together with 
complete, uncut console output.

Carl Eugen

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