best archiver? (for music)
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Mar 14 00:36:34 PDT 2009
> There is a special codec for speech. You'll find it the
> audio/speex port. From the pkg-descr:
actually i use it with asterisk - at about 15kbps (VBR) there are audible
differences between this and standard 64kbps a-law - but the differences
are POSITIVE - speech sounds clearer!
> The Speex is a patent-free, Open Source/Free Software voice codec.
> Unlike other codecs like MP3 and Ogg Vorbis, Speex is designed to
> compress voice at bitrates in the 2-45 kbps range. Possible
> applications include VoIP, Internet audio streaming, archiving of
> speech data (e.g. voice mail), and audio books. In some sense, it is
> meant to be complementary to the Ogg Vorbis codec.
> This might perform better at compressing lectures.
> R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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