[Flac-dev] converting flac to ogg/flac?

Erik Hovland erik at hovland.org
Mon Jun 21 08:48:02 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 04:31:02PM +0200, smoerk wrote:
> how can i convert a flac file to an ogg/flac file without decoding/encoding?

You can't. They are two different sound formats. So different that one
is lossless while the other is lossy. You can decode/encode on the fly:
flac -d -c <flacfile> | oggenc -q 6 -o <oggfile> -


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