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Software Downloads

LAME is only distribued in source code form. For binaries and GUI based programs which can use LAME (or include fully licensed versions of LAME), check the LAME related links. All software from the LAME project can be found in the project's file area.

Current Versions

Source code tarballs of these versions can be downloaded from SourceForge.

LAME compiles on Windows, DOS, GNU/Linux, MacOS X, *BSD, Solaris, HP-UX, Tru64 Unix, AIX, Irix, NeXTstep, SCO Unix, UnixWare, Ultrix, Plan 9, OpenVMS, MacOS Classic, BeOS, QNX, RiscOS, AmigaOS, OS/2, SkyOS, FreeMiNT(Atari) and probably a few more.

Development Versions

LAME source code is maintained with CVS, hosted on SourceForge.net. For instructions on downloading the current development sources, go to the CVS information page of the LAME project on SourceForge.net.