[vorbis] Is Vorbis really THIS good?

safemode safemode at speakeasy.net
Thu Oct 11 14:08:13 PDT 2001

On Thursday 11 October 2001 18:02, Alen Ladavac wrote:
> Ogg is really better and you can probably make 80kbps oggs that sound much
> better than 160kbps mp3s. (Well, at least in our tests here we created
> 64kbps oggs that sounded just as good as 128kbps mp3s - and as most people
> will tell you 64kbps mp3 would just sound _bad_). But, _don't_ do the
> re-encoding from mp3 to ogg (as Moritz said).
> [aside from what Moritz already answered, just wanted to restate that ogg
> is really good hehe...]
> Alen
Would be nice to see oggenc or some other ogg encoder with the abiltiy to 
encode at whatever bitrate is necessary for the ogg to sound good.  Instead 
of guess and checking that is necessary now (which slows down encoding ogg 
files for cds quite a lot unless you dont care about space/quality 
tradeoffs).  There is no one bitrate fits all.  Lame accomplishes this with 

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