Monkey’s Audio is a fast and easy way to compress digital music. It only makes perfect, bit-for-bit copies of your music. That means it always sounds perfect – exactly the same as the original. The other great thing is that you can always decompress your Monkey’s Audio files back to the exact, original files. That way, you’ll never have to recopy your CD collection to switch formats, and you’ll always be able to perfectly recreate the original music CD.
Efficient (fast and great compression) — Monkey’s Audio is highly optimized and highly efficient
Perfect sound — absolutely no quality loss, meaning it sounds perfect and decompresses perfect (it’s lossless!)
Media Center™, Foobar™, WMP™, Winamp™, and more support — supported by most popular players and rippers
Easy — the Windows environment interface is both powerful and easy to use
Free — Monkey’s Audio is completely free!
Error detection — Monkey’s Audio incorporates redundant CRC’s to ensure proper decompression of data (errors never go unnoticed)
Tagging support — Monkey’s Audio uses its own extremely flexible APE Tags so you can easily manage and catalogue your Monkey’s Audio collection
External coder support — you can use Monkey’s Audio as a front-end for all of your encoding needs
Freely available source code, simple SDK and non-restrictive licensing — other developers can easily use Monkey’s Audio in their own programs, and there are no restrictive licensing agreements