[opus] Opus in Audacity

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 16:38:32 PST 2012

On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Martyn Shaw <martynshaw99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I am an Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/) developer and I'd
> like to see Audacity reading and writing Opus files as easily as it
> does others.  What would you recommend as a way forward for this?
> I am thinking that (Win) we should ship opusenc.exe and opusdec.exe
> and send command line stuff to them; that way we wouldn't need to dip
> into your code and as you update we would be compatible (as long as
> your command-line options stayed the same, which I assume they will).
>   We would put a GUI in place so that users didn't have to type commands.
> I am on Windows here, but we are a 3-platform application so we need
> to keep that in mind.
> I have compiled opusenc.exe and opusdec.exe from your sources on GIT
> etc., but I don't think we at Audacity should be doing that, as you
> are the experts at there.

Sounds like you should be using OpusFile.  The encoder side of this
isnt written yet.  But you could start on the import side. It likely
will only take some copying and tweaking the Vorbis code you already

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