[Speex-dev] How to get podcasters to adopt Speex?
jean-marc.valin at usherbrooke.ca
Tue Oct 3 01:16:30 PDT 2006
George Ou wrote:
> Ah, but speex.org should lead by example. Instead of posting wav files, why
> not post the actual speex files as well? Then make it plaingly obvious for
> people to download the plugins with links to the page you just posted.
I post wav files for the same reason people have screenshots. Sure, I
could download OpenOffice and try it, but it's nice to be able to click
and see a screenshot before downloading anything. Plus if people are
going to download Speex anyway, they don't need my samples because they
can make their own.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean-Marc Valin [mailto:jean-marc.valin at usherbrooke.ca]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2006 12:59 AM
> To: George Ou
> Cc: speex-dev at xiph.org
> Subject: Re: [Speex-dev] How to get podcasters to adopt Speex?
> On windows, illi's excellent Ogg DirectShow filter will do
> (http://www.illiminable.com/ogg/). On MacOS X, I think there's a QT
> component that will do the trick, but I'm not sure where to get it. On
> Linux, gstreamer, xine and other frameworks will handle Speex fine. On
> Symbian mobile phone, you might have to use the command-line speexdec,
> though ;-)
> George Ou wrote:
>> I would love to see podcasters adopt the Speex format to deliver clear
>> speech audio at wideband or ultra-wideband formats. However,
>> podcasters want something that can easily play on Windows, Macs, and
>> even Linux web browsers. The Speex website has some nice audio demos,
>> but it doesn't actually offer any HTML embedded samples using actual Speex
>> Would there be a way to do this with Speex and have a simple
>> downloadable web plugin?
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