[vorbis] OGG CD Audio Burning
MARK JAMES HETHERINGTON
mark.hetherington at studentmail.newcastle.edu.au
Tue Apr 16 06:37:47 PDT 2002
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----- Original Message -----
From: Patrick Masters <pmasters at fuse.net>
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 10:45 pm
Subject: [vorbis] OGG CD Audio Burning
> In talking with a few friends the other day, I showed them Vorbis.
> Theyloved the sound quality and said it sounded than MP3. However,
> theymentioned the one thing that I feel is stopping the massive
> growth in terms
> of adoption. They arent many programs that burn Vorbis Ogg to
> audio CD
> around. Of the programs that are around, Sonic Foundry Siren has the
> clunkiest interface and only records TAO. Then there is Media
> Jukebox which
> has the same clunky interface and decodes to wav file before burning.
> My question to the group is does Vorbis really take that much CPU
> time that
> it has to be decoded to a wav file before burning? I feel that
> programs like
> MusicMatch and Nero realize that your normal consumer doesnt want
> to take
> the extra step and convert to wav much less know how to do it.
> Those, like
> myself, who have no life, dont mind archiving in Vorbis and then
> makingcompilations from them. But for your average consumer, they
> wont mess with
> Vorbis because of this.
> My friend called me yesterday and said that he encoded 10 CDs the
> previousnight. He said "I got them encoded but what if I want to
> make a compilation
> from them?" I told him where to download the tools to decode to
> wav files
> and right there he lost intrest.
> Has anyone been in contact with MusicMatch or Nero to see if they will
> support Vorbis? It would make sense monetarily as there is no
> associatedcosts that I am aware of. But I strongly feel that
> regardless of the quality
> that Vorbis offers, the average consumer will not adopt our
> beloved format
> of choice until there is a simple way to make an audio CD.
> What is everyone else's thoughts?
> Patrick Masters
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