[theora-dev] Experimental release of Ghost/CELT 0.0.1
jean-marc.valin at usherbrooke.ca
Mon Dec 10 14:46:10 PST 2007
> Not bad. I somewhat had the impression that the non-adaptive huffman
> coding was one thing holding patent free codecs (ie Vorbis, Theora)
> So any chance we're also going to see upgrades to Vorbis, Theora? :)
No, that would break compatibility. You need a new codec. That's what
we're working on, but it will take time (and probably not replace Vorbis
> Personally I would be more interested in listening to a 32kbit sample.
> This is a bitrate I never managed Vorbis to output any decent quality
> at. Compared to some 32kbit realaudio webcasts I've listened to which
> were almost artifact free.
There's a 37 kbps mode, but it's only does something decent for speech
(quite bad on music).
> Hmm, your code compiles, but I don't seem to
> find the bitrate knob. I guess this is because it's not yet
It's very crude, there's mode1 (37 kbps) and mode2 (57 kbps) that you
can use (and mode3 doesn't work). Don't worry, it's not intended to stay
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