[Speex-dev] Quality and bitrate parameters ?

Jean-Marc Valin Jean-Marc.Valin at USherbrooke.ca
Tue Feb 14 14:24:06 PST 2006

> I just don't understand one point in the speex's man page about the
> quality and bitrate settings.
> Are these settings's behavior same as Vorbis settings ? 

Sort of, in the sense that they go from 0 to 10.

> Quality option set variable bitrate in order to maintain constant
> quality during file and bitrate option set a defined bitrate , isn't ?

No. It's still CBR unless you add the --vbr option. 

> I'm not sure, so I'm pleased if you could say that I'm right.

Sorry, I can't ;-)

> A good idea is to make this more clear in the man page to avoid other
> people than to be confused.

What part of the man page lets you think --quality is VBR?

> (optionnaly I'm ready to translate this man page in french, who need I
> to contact when work is ended ?)



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