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Software Author(s):

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qaac - CLI QuickTime AAC/ALAC encoder

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2.71 | Updated: 13 Oct 2020



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qaac - CLI QuickTime AAC/ALAC encoder 2.71

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Scan Testing Successful:

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To install qaac - CLI QuickTime AAC/ALAC encoder, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade qaac - CLI QuickTime AAC/ALAC encoder, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall qaac - CLI QuickTime AAC/ALAC encoder, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade qaac -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade qaac -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure qaac installed
    name: qaac
    state: present
    version: 2.71
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'qaac' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.71'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: qaac,
    Version: 2.71,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller qaac
   Name     = 'qaac'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.71'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'qaac':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.71',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install qaac version="2.71" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 16 Oct 2020.


qaac requires Apple Application Support that is included in iTunes or QuickTime. If you are using 64bit Windows, recent 64bit iTunes (ver 12.1 or later) is recommended. 64bit installer for iTunes (iTunes6464Setup.exe) includes both of 32bit and 64bit AppleApplicationSupport, therefore you can run both of qaac.exe and qaac64.exe with it's installation.

# $toolsPath = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$a = Get-Process -Name "qaac*"
$b = Get-Process -Name "refalac*"
$processes = $a + $b
if ($processes) {
    Stop-Process -InputObject $processes -ErrorAction Ignore
$toolsPath = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    url = ""
    checksum = "f224f1da1e4fc1bd1096025dbb0eea9b4392422abb77810338ecb226b4497aa8"
    checksumType = "sha256"
    unzipLocation  = $toolsPath

Write-Output "qacc is going to be installed in '$toolsPath'"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
qaac - CLI QuickTime AAC/ALAC encoder 2.68 335 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Approved

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