[Flac-dev] Not compressing 24 bit very well

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 29 13:02:55 PDT 2006

--- Josh Green <josh at resonance.org> wrote:
> Hello.  I just added 24 bit support to CRAM and noticed that 24 bit
> data
> isn't compressing much, if at all.  I saw a recent thread on this
> list
> concerning this same issue.
> http://lists.xiph.org/pipermail/flac-dev/2006-July/001907.html
> I ran some tests using the command line 'flac' program and also
> experienced rather poor results.  When doing a 'flac -a' many of the
> files have VERBATIM FLAC chunks in them, as the above thread mentions
> also.
> Any ideas on what could be causing this?

yes, I think it's a problem with the rice coder but I will not be
able to get to this until after the next release.


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