Re: streaming audio? (Re: wav <-> conversion utility)
On 8 Dec 1999, Colin Marquardt wrote:
: * Frank Barknecht <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
: > The fastest LAME-spinoff I know is <a
: > href="http://www.kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~shigeo/soft/gogo2/"> GOGO </a>,
: > that is optimized by using 3DNow, MMX and ISSE assembler. About 4 times
: > faster than LAME at the same quality.
: Why does it say I should combine the -v option (which enables
: variable bitrate) with the -b option (which sets contant bitrate)?
: Seems contradictory to me... Or is this the average bitrate? In any
: case, with this option, XMMS' bitrate meter doesn't change anymore
: while reporting it as VBR in the file info.
You use the -b switch to specify the minimum bitrate, or the VBR code
might get too agressive during "easy" portions of the WAV file.
I use -v -b 112 as suggested in the docs, works well here.
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