[Flac-dev] Variable Bit Rate

Brian Willoughby brianw at sounds.wa.com
Mon May 23 12:54:39 PDT 2011

On May 23, 2011, at 12:09, Dennis Brunnenmeyer wrote:
> Am I right in assuming that in order to deal with potential latency  
> issues,  an application needs a sufficiently large FIFO buffer as  
> well as the proper decoder?
Basically, yes.  It does not need to be strictly labeled as a FIFO,  
but the order should certainly be preserved in whatever buffer is  
used.  The streaming software could be as simple as decoding to a WAV  
file and then starting playback after a sufficient amount of data has  
been collected.

Brian Willoughby
Sound Consulting

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