[vorbis] what quality ?

Craig Dickson crdic at pacbell.net
Wed Apr 17 10:14:02 PDT 2002

begin  gabor  quotation:

> what quality is recommended to encode to for cd quality?
> i mean, for mp3, i used to encode to 128kb/s ( maybe it's a bit low..
> )..
> so what quality  ( or bitrate ) do you recommend?

If you can stand to listen to 128kb/s MP3, then you'll probably find
vorbis acceptable at almost any setting.

Personally, I prefer -q5 (the lossless channel coupling seems to make a
significant difference), but I suspect most people would find -q3


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