[Icecast] AACPlus Shoutcast v1.90

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Tue Sep 6 06:30:16 PDT 2005


On Tue, 2005-09-06 at 05:27, Ross Levis wrote:
> > hmmm.. very interesting.. any info on how they've done the licensing ?
> 
> No idea how the licensing works.  If it's free for the streamer then 
> that may destroy Vorbis's inroads into streaming.
> 
> I'm hoping that Monty and others can improve Vorbis to start competing 
> with AAC+ at low bitrates.  Monty said he had some ideas but I wonder if 
> anything is being worked on presently.

The aotuv b4 tuned lib does compete with AAC+ (v2/PS/HE/LC or whatever
it's called), even at low bitrates, and what's more it works with
existing players so no new decoder plugins needed.

karl.




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