[vorbis] PlusV

Hongli Lai hongli at telekabel.nl
Wed Oct 17 08:16:23 PDT 2001

On 2001.10.17 13:29:09 +0200 Tuomas Maattanen wrote:
> Hi,
> I haven't seen this mentioned here before.
> http://www.plusv.org/
> "With traditional MP3, a typical Near CD Quality audio file has been
>  encoded with a data rate of 128 kbits/s. While this is ok for people
>  with big hard disks and fast Internet connections, this data speed
>  has clearly been a bottleneck for people using modems or storing their
>  music into 32 or 64 MB portable player FLASH cards. PlusV is a brand
>  new audio compression enhancement technology that allows audio files 
>  to be compressed in as little as 64 or even 48 kbits/s.
>  PlusV is not a compression scheme of its own, it is an extension that 
>  can be applied to existing audio formats. When combined with the MP3 
>  technology, MP3+V files are fully compatible with existing MP3 files
>  and decoders. To get full audio quality out of PlusV files, you just 
>  need a PlusV capable decoder, like a PlusV capable WinAmp plugin."

Is it open source? I can't find the license.

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