[vorbis] retrieving "instant" bitrate without vo_open?

John jwm at plain.co.nz
Sat Sep 22 22:16:17 PDT 2001

Michael Smith wrote:

> >Ok, i'm getting values for packet->bytes   that looks something like this.
> <snip>
> >Is that supposed to be the kilobit rate of the particular packet?  I question
> >it because it's very very different from that of mp3 bitstreams.   If it's
> >not and it's simply single bytes, then how would that equate to a bitrate,
> >since it wouldn't be more than 4000 - 5000 bits per frame.  That sounds more
> >wrong than my first guess.
> These are the sizes (in bytes) of each packet. I've already described, in some
> detail, about an hour ago, how to get a bitrate from those. Try reading it.

In the bits he kept quoting back at you, no less :-)

(Nice howto, BTW, I was enlightened).


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