I recently re-installed my Windows 10 PC and downloaded my admittedly old registered dBpoweramp Reference 15.3. It seems fine except there is no AAC encoder (as well as others listed on Codec Central). Am I misunderstanding something? Below is the output from the dBpoweramp Configuration. Thanks.

Codecs Installed

Encoders (write)

[Multi Encoder] Release 15.3
Aiff Release 15.3
Apple Lossless Release 15.3 Apple Open Source ALAC v1.0
FLAC Release 15.3 (FLAC 1.3.1)
mp3 (Lame) Release 15.3 Lame 3.99.5
Test Conversion
Wave Release 15.3

Decoders (read)

Aiff Decoder Release 15.3
.aif, .aifc, .aiff
CD Decoder Release 15.3
FLAC Decoder Release 15.3
m4a / mp4 Decoder
.aac, .m4a, .m4b, .mp4
Monkeys Audio Decoder
mp3 Decoder Release 15.3
.m2a, .mp1, .mp2, .mp3, .mpa, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpga, .mpx
Musepack Decoder
.mp+, .mpc, .mpp
Ogg Vorbis Decoder
.oga, .ogg
Opus Decoder
Wave Decoder Release 15.3
.bwf, .wav
WavPack Decoder