[opus] opus lossless?

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 17:09:48 PDT 2012

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 7:15 PM, LiZ <liz at miraxlabs.com> wrote:
> It is possible to make Opus/CELT a lossless coder if I allow a sufficiently
> high bit rate?

No, sadly.

> We considered using FLAC, but FLAC's latency is well beyond
> the acceptable range.

Flac can have latency as low as you like— e.g. you can code 64 sample
frames. You do lose compression efficiency in doing this, however.

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