[Speex-dev] speex encoding

Jean-Marc Valin jean-marc.valin at usherbrooke.ca
Tue May 4 20:35:11 PDT 2010

Yes, this mode has a few redundant bits (for historical reasons). You 
can always strip them as long as you put them back for decoding.


On 05/04/2010 03:14 PM, Colin Frame wrote:
> I am encoding audio with quality=0 (2150 bps) and get the expected 43
> bits per packet (every 20 ms).
> However, in my limited testing I notice that the last 3 bits
> never change, seeming to indicate that the audio is fully encoded in 40 bits.
> It is important in my application that the audio is compressed as much as
> possable for transmission over a communication system. My question is, is it
> possable to strip these 3 bits off before transmission and reinsert them at the
> receiving end before decoding?
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