[IIU] Which compressed format sucks the least (was Music for all!)
richard at indigo.ie
Fri Jan 7 12:49:53 CST 2005
On 7 Jan 2005, at 13:23, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> 11 seconds of a same-y piece isn't a very good test! The piece itself
> isnt a brilliant one for testing either, being percussive and with some
> audio artifacts already present (the fade-out in the last second, and
> the choral recording has a flat "s" sound).
Agreed, it's not the best work for showing artifacts in encoders.
However, a lot of music *doesn't* show off problems in encoding. If you
subtract those audio files you can see more clearly what has been lost,
but for the record,
1 - Ogg
2 - MP3
3 - AAC
I note your caveat about only half a second where the difference was
I've noticed that Slashdot readers tend to favour Ogg over everything
else, despite the fact that it really isn't the be-all and end-all that
it's made out to be.
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