[Icecast] Reencoding mp3pro in mp3pro or mp3 with ices

Geoff Shang geoff at hitsandpieces.net
Fri Jan 14 04:22:32 PST 2005

Carsten Henkel wrote:

> hi,
>  if i reencode a stream that is in mp3pro (streamed with sam) to a
>  lower bitrate by using ices/lame, is the reencoded stream mp3 or mp3pro
>  ?

MP3.  LAME does not do MP3Pro.  And in fact, the stream that is reencoded 
will also only be a reencode of the MP3-compatible layer of the MP3Pro 
stream, as Ices does not know how to decode MP3Pro streams fully.



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