[opus] Opus now supported at Magnatune

Basil Mohamed Gohar basilgohar at librevideo.org
Wed Sep 25 19:20:41 PDT 2013

On 09/25/2013 04:23 PM, Jean-Marc Valin wrote:
> On 09/25/2013 03:57 PM, John Buckman wrote:
>> With oggenc, we're using a "-q 6"
>> Whereas for opusenc we're using "--bitrate 128" 
> oggenc -q 6 is calibrated to give an average of 192 kb/s on a large
> collection. So I suggest using --bitrate 192 for Opus if you want
> similar quality. To give you an idea, I don't remember hearing any
> artefacts at 128 kb/s VBR with 1.1, but some people have more sensitive
> ears than mind, so 192 sounds reasonable as a high-quality target.
> Cheers,
> 	Jean-Marc

Isn't the fact that Opus reaches similar quality levels at lower
bitrates relevant to the choice, rather than matching bitrates with
older codecs (i.e., Vorbis)?

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