[vorbis] Very low bitrate encoding

David K. Gasaway dave at gasaway.org
Thu Dec 5 12:15:14 PST 2002

Christophe Leske wrote:

> thanks for your answer, but I don´t want to resample or downmix the
> source file prior to the encoding process, i want a resulting ogg file
> with a constant bitrate of less than 45Kbit/s which is, apparently, the
> fixed minimum for the encoding tools like OggDrop and the command line
> version as well.

The point is, at the bitrates you want, resampling and downmixing will 
produce better results than trying to cram *all* of the data into those 
few bits.  Therefore, the encoder does not support bitrates that low 
with 44k/16b.

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