Components for Internet Radio

Enabling high-quality Internet radio and mobile audio streaming services


Fraunhofer IIS provides efficient, high-quality audio solutions to enable the reliable end-to-end delivery of Internet radio and audio streaming services. Fraunhofer's Internet streaming offerings benefit broadcasters, service providers as well as software and equipment makers. Besides audio codecs such as the AAC family of codecs including its latest member xHE-AAC, Fraunhofer also provides test bit streams and server-side solutions.


We offer:

  • High audio quality at lowest possible bit rates
  • Access to latest innovations
  • Successful deployments in over ten billion products worldwide
  • Decades of industry experience


Internet streaming player side:

We offer optimized audio decoder libraries (e.g. HE-AAC, xHE-AAC and MPEG-H) for PC (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux) as well as for embedded platforms , e.g. ARM-powered devices such as Android mobile phones and tablets.


Fraunhofer IIS is a driving force in Internet radio standardization and provides technology products for an enhanced customer experience. Encoding and Server Solutions are immediately available for Windows and Linux OS (encoders also for Mac OS).

Decoder codec implementations can be licensed in object- or source code form for various desktop and embedded platforms including:

  • PC (Win/MacOS X/Linux)
  • ARM
  • MIPS
  • Texas Instruments C6x, DaVinci, OMAP
  • Apple iOS SDK
  • Fraunhofer FDK AAC Codec Library for Android™

Further information about our development and design kits can be found on our "platforms" page.


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