AEC(1) General Commands Manual AEC(1)

aec - compress or expand files

aec [-3] [-b BYTES] [-d] [-j SAMPLES] [-m] [-n BITS] [-N] [-p] [-r BLOCKS] [-s] [-t] infile outfile

Aec performs lossless compression and decompression with Golomb-Rice coding as defined in the Space Data System recommended standard 121.0-B-3.

24 bit samples are stored in 3 bytes
internal buffer size in bytes
decompress infile; if option -d is not used then compress infile
block size in samples
samples are MSB first; default is LSB first
bits per sample
disable pre/post processing
pad RSI to byte boundary
reference sample interval in blocks
samples are signed; default is unsigned
use restricted set of code options