[Flac-dev] Non-audio applications

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Nov 19 23:58:02 PST 2002

On Wed, 2002-11-20 at 16:56, Josh Coalson wrote:
> I mean).  FLAC only supports 8 channels, but I would bet that
> the compression would be a lot better if you separated the 300
> channels stream into several streams (<=8 channels each) and
> compressed them with FLAC.  That may not be practical for your
> application.

Hmm, I just acquired some data that has 2 gates and 4 channels (for 8
independent channels), and shorten still beat flac.

skiymet:/tmp>ll really*
-rw-r--r--  1 radar  wheel  516384 Nov 20 07:43 reallyraw
-rw-r--r--  1 radar  wheel  195712 Nov 20 07:43 reallyraw.flac-8chn
-rw-r--r--  1 radar  wheel  193049 Nov 20 07:44 reallyraw.short.8


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