[Icecast] AACPlus Shoutcast v1.90

Ross Levis ross at stationplaylist.com
Wed Sep 7 15:33:04 PDT 2005


If you have access to a Windows box, Winamp v5.1 can rip CD's to AAC+. 
I can't imagine why you would want to do that normally, but it would be 
useful for comparisons.

Ross.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karl Heyes" <karl at xiph.org>
To: "Ross Levis" <ross at stationplaylist.com>
Cc: "icecast" <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2005 1:18 AM
Subject: Re: [Icecast] AACPlus Shoutcast v1.90


On Wed, 2005-09-07 at 03:47, Ross Levis wrote:
> I'm am currently using autuvb4 at q-2 mono 44100.  This produces 
> roughly
> 28 to 34kb/s.  It's ok but I've heard AACPlus at 32kb/s stereo and 
> it's
> definately better, unfortunately.

I wasn't really thinking about 32kb/s modes as I find them poor anyway,
but I haven't heard much at the lowest rate to make a comparison as I
don't have the decoder to playback that variant of AAC.  Also note that
while q-2 is a new mode that is added, the tunings also improve the
higher modes.


karl.



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