[vorbis-dev] J-Ogg is available
P Oscar Boykin
boykin at pobox.com
Thu Apr 10 12:00:02 PDT 2003
I am just letting my mind run here, but there seems to be an interesting
Since the java class is so small to play the file, wouldn't it be cool
to work out a standard to embed the java class into the ogg stream? It
is like a special type of header. In this way, new codecs could
(optionally) include a java jar to decode the codec embedded in the
At 30 kB, who would care?
This would be a cute way to make new media types availible.
On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 11:27:31PM +0200, Tor-Einar Jarnbjo wrote:
> I think the software is ripe enough for a broader audience now, so I would
> just like to inform you about the Java library J-Ogg, available from
> - Open source & free.
> - Decoding of Ogg-encapsulated Vorbis and FLAC streams.
> - Support for local files, single files over HTTP, icecast streams over
> - Plugins for JMF (Java Media Framework).
> - J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition) support, making the library usable on small,
> portable devices (if the JVM and the CPU is fast enough).
> - May be used from a Java applet embedded on a web page, e.g. for internet
> radio or "music-on-demand".
> - An applet built with Vorbis and icecast support only is less than 30kB!
> - The applet requires a Java Runtime Environment version 1.3 (or newer).
> - Decoding requires a relatively fast CPU. A 128kbps Vorbis stream would
> probably need something like a Pentium 150MHz to decode in realtime.
> Tor-Einar Jarnbjo
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