[linux-audio-user] ogg confusion

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Tue Jul 6 08:35:29 EDT 2004

That sets the nominal bitrate.  What you are seeing is the actual
bitrate for sections that don't need to be encoded at 128.  In other
places it will go above 128.  Play your .ogg on xmms and watch the
bitrate display.  I don't use the -b switch when I encode.  I normally
just use -q 5.


On Tue, 2004-07-06 at 04:19, Atte André Jensen wrote:
> I'm trying out oggenc under linux/unstable, but I'm confused! Using
> "oggenc -b 128" ends with a file with bitrate around 60-70 acording the 
> the report printed by oggenc...

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