[icecast] no mp3s with ices2!? an other way?
stefan at neufeind.net
Sat May 31 02:29:25 PDT 2003
I have mp3s as input and can't convert them all. And since my
listeners will ONLY use mp3-streaming I don't want the overhead and
quality-loss of converting mp3 to ogg and later stream-transcode them
from ogg back to mp3. That's not worth it.
So why can't support for mp3 be added to ices2? From a technical
point, I mean? Somebody said "It's not and never will be". Any good
reason for that? This is the only problem why I'm fiddling around
with ices-0.2.3-cvsbuild (and not getting it to work, but thats
On 31 May 2003 at 5:11, Adon Irani wrote:
> > Best wishes
> > Stefan
> (on second thought ) ::
> my last post assumed that you had .OGG files to begin with ..
> depending on the size of your library, you may want to convert your
> mp3s to ogg . i ended up doing this , and it made things much simpler
> on the web end .
> also ; check out dir2ogg ..
> echo "dir2ogg written by Darren Kirby; linuxbot at shaw.ca;
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