Ripples Audio Codec

Extremely small audio file now.

Ripples Audio Codec

Ripples is an audio compression format and audio codec developed by Sevenuc Consulting in 2017. It was developed for automatic speech recognition at the beginning, but now it become a very efficient audio compression format.

  1. Very high compression rate, smaller than popular audio codec such as 3gp AMR, Opus, SILK, Speex, GSM6.10, G729, G711, X264 and MP3, AAC, M4A, Ogg, WMA. According to its extremely small data output, it can be easily applied to large number of technology and product, especially new multimedia design, new animation design, new audio and video create and play.
  2. Universal audio compression, has the ability to convert almost all legacy audio from low bitrate to very high bitrate audio format, and sample rate from 8000 to 384000 Hz. Best balanced compression rate and quality.
  3. Ability to convert most legacy audio formats on Unix, Macintosh, Windows, Linux and PSP.
  4. Very suitable for remote music share, radio broadcasting, online TV, video conferencing, in-game chat, Flash Player, audio book, voice mail, Chat Apps (such as Jabber, ICQ, Skype, Viber, Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, LINE, Kik, Slack, Telegram, etc), softphone and VoIP.
  5. Suitable protocols such as RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol), WebRTC (Web Realtime Communication), and industry standard RTP (Realtime Transport Protocol) and RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol).
  6. Paired with mobile client, easy package and playback (example application).
  7. Written with ANSI C and can be easily ported to all platform, and can be implemented on Chip.

Why Another Audio Codec:

1: Normal music can be more smaller, especially share them become not so boring, file size reduced 70% and more is amazing!
2: Reduce 80% even 90% of file size for some audio format is exciting!
  e.g. mp3, m4a, ogg, wma files in your computer or mobile phone.
3: Extremely small audio file? 10% of original file, eh? Oh!
That means your disk space that only can store 100 songs will get the ability to store 700 songs! that only can store 1000 songs will can store 7000 songs!

Supported Audio File Formats

  • MP3
  • AAC
  • M4A
  • Ogg Vorbis
  • WMA
  • FLAC
  • WAV
  • AIFF
  • Musepack
  • Monkey's Audio
  • Shorten
  • WavPack
  • APE
  • Audio format on PSP, Amiga, Palm, WinCE, MTK, Symbain, Ngage, Nintendo, Wii and other platforms: psf, minipsf, psf2, minipsf2, spu, ssf, minissf, dsf, minidsf, qsf, miniqsf, CUE, it, xm, s3m, mod, MPC, shn, wv, wvp, ay, gbs, nsf, nsfe, sap
  • Any codec supported by Mac OS X's Core Audio.
    mp2, amr, ac3, qt, adts, mp3, m4r, wav, 3gp, mpa, sd2, mpeg, ec3, m4a, mp4, mov, snd, aifc, caf, flac, m4b, 3g2, mp1, aac, aiff, aif, au

Simple Compare Table:

Table 1: Audio Codec Compare

FormatFile Size
Wav10.3 MB (10,315,000 bytes)
MP33.9 MB (3,869,856 bytes)
Ogg Vorbis1.2 MB (1,212,625 bytes)
Ripples500 KB (499,472 bytes)

Table 2: Example MP3 Music File Compare

File NameMP3 File SizeRipples File Size
First Love.mp33.8 MB (4000031 bytes)500.4 KB (512385 bytes)
一生何求.mp34.3 MB (4512813 bytes)639.2 KB (654492 bytes)
不.mp34.0 MB (4156395 bytes)494.6 KB (506433 bytes)
不再流淚.mp34.5 MB (4673087 bytes)586.9 KB (600988 bytes)
今宵多珍重.mp33.5 MB (3641787 bytes)516.8 KB (529203 bytes)
偏偏喜歡妳.mp33.2 MB (3392223 bytes)476.7 KB (488106 bytes)
凝望.mp34.0 MB (4183628 bytes)534.6 KB (547403 bytes)
只因愛妳.mp34.5 MB (4757724 bytes)672.0 KB (688155 bytes)
喝采.mp33.3 MB (3436982 bytes)486.5 KB (498224 bytes)
太陽花.mp33.4 MB (3551181 bytes)443.9 KB (454585 bytes)
孤雁.mp33.8 MB (3953334 bytes)495.2 KB (507063 bytes)
幾分鐘的約會.mp33.2 MB (3352430 bytes)416.0 KB (425983 bytes)
念親恩.mp33.2 MB (3338763 bytes)472.2 KB (483491 bytes)
戀愛預感.mp33.8 MB (4035812 bytes)500.5 KB (512463 bytes)
沙灘中的腳印.mp35.6 MB (5891066 bytes)553.4 KB (566693 bytes)
漣漪.mp32.9 MB (3035322 bytes)428.9 KB (439234 bytes)
相思河畔.mp33.2 MB (3366691 bytes)424.7 KB (434873 bytes)
盼三年.mp33.5 MB (3663101 bytes)518.9 KB (531337 bytes)
眼淚為妳流.mp33.2 MB (3393895 bytes)487.3 KB (498948 bytes)
等.mp34.0 MB (4222506 bytes)489.9 KB (501642 bytes)
Total:74.9 MB (78558771 bytes)9.9 MB (10381701 bytes)

For the people who can't stand the popular formats like MP3 or AAC, Ripples Audio Codec offers a better alternative, and .rip files can save about 87 percent of your disk space compared to MP3 files.

listen the sample music online with your mobile phone.

Demo Apps:

Ripples Server is the universal audio format converter that can convert almost any kinds of audio files to Ripples audio codec on Mac, Windows, Linux, Unix, PSP and other platforms.
Ripples Server is also an universal music player than can playback almost all kinds of audio files including Ripples files and the common MP3, M4A, OGG, WMA, FLAC, and all others mentioned above.

Ripples Server on macOS:

This is a pre-AppStore version of Ripples Server before there's a woking version on Mac AppStore. This version will be removed when Apple approved the app, but before that, please download this version. (9.3MB).
SHA256: 34531aced6afed045502adfb7855d144d0790d13866f85bf9bc4ac24d4452d3f

Ripples Player is the music player for Ripples audio codec that can save large number of disk space and especially designed for iOS devices.

Ripples Player for iOS on App Store:


uFTP Server: Extremely Small Personal FTP Server. The server that can download music files to your iOS devices when you on macOS High Sierra.

Ripples Player Screenshots:

Enjoy extremely small music file now!

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