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Asterisk itself can transcode many audio formats such as g722, alaw and ulaw to name a few. However Asterisk itself is unable to convert many files into HTML5 compatible audio types.

What is an "HTML5 compatible audio file"



Before HTML5, there was no standard for playing audio files on a web page. Before HTML5, audio files could only be played with a plug-in (like quicktime). With HTML5 audio files are able to be played back natively in your browser!