Native Alac (and other Codecs) support

I have lots of Music in Apple Lossless format (Alac) which isn’t supported by Sailfish OS from scratch. There was a trick in the old forum (https://together.jolla.com/question/199018/how-to-install-gst-libav/), but that doesn’t work anymore - at least for me.

So first, this is a call for official support of Alac (and other missing Codecs) by default.

Second, it’s a call for help to get alac re-enabled. I had Alac running with the hints from the link above, but some weeks ago storeman offered gstreamer updates. I installed these, but finally killed my camera. Reinstalling the camera and updating necessary files from terminal brought the camera back but killed the former enabled alac support - this was (as said) once installed like described in the link above, but this procedure does not help any longer.
Any hints?

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Does the installation of the codec kill the camera app, only? If yes you may try to use Advanced Camera, MiracuCam or Android apps such as Open Camera`. I’d guess the loss of Jolla’s cameral app is not a big loss if alternatives still work.

don’t have an idea to bring back ALAC support to Sailfish OS but i use the Music App “Quasar MX” from Storeman. Best Music App I ever used and plays all my ALAC files without hassle.

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I got the camera back, but that killed the codec. So it’s the other way round…