[vorbis] Lossless/lossy hybrid?

Aleksandar Dovnikovic aldov at EUnet.yu
Fri Jun 1 02:29:27 PDT 2001

"Bacchus 13" <bacchus13 at zdnetonebox.com> wrote:

> to find MP3 especially LAME is very popular.  Beside its quality, the
> popularity of LAME seems to also depend on its custamisability.  We can
> chose how to compress wav to MP3 depending on our needs and tastes. 
> LAME gives MP3 further alternatives than the orignal FIIS does.  This
> enabled forums to let communicate the users and developers each other.

You are right, LAME is also popular because it has a lot of options,
so everyone can search for their favorite setting. Oggenc is currently
pretty option-limited (especially compared to LAME), but this will
change in the coming versions...

Aleksandar @ Vorbis Xtreme | http://solair.eunet.yu/~aldov
Ogg Vorbis is the free, open source alternative to MP3

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