[opus] opus file trimming/clipping

Matt Ruck ultymatt at gmail.com
Thu May 9 14:06:20 PDT 2013

Thanks for your information. That explains why I couldn't find what I was
looking for!

Would trimming in another format like WAV or Ogg using existing tools, and
then encoding to Opus be a good way accomplish trimming a sound track for
Opus, and if so, what tools might be best (e.g., vcut was previously


On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Timothy B. Terriberry <tterribe at xiph.org>wrote:

> Matt Ruck wrote:
> > I think producing a new .opus file would be ideal to maintain the
> > benefits of using the opus codec for transmission over the Internet, and
> > I have had success encoding to and decoding from .opus to .wav using
> > opus-tools.
> Okay, opusfile produces decoded data, so that's probably not what you
> want to be looking at. You want a tool similar to vcut from
> vorbis-tools. No one's written an equivalent for Opus. It's not _too_
> much work to do so, but it does require a fairly good understanding of
> Ogg and the Ogg mapping for Opus (see https://www.xiph.org/ogg/doc/ and
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-codec-oggopus).
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