[LAU] Need to convert 24bit/48000 to 16bit/44100 stereo on linux

thomas fisher studio1 at commspeed.net
Mon Jan 14 12:28:15 EST 2008

On Monday 14 January 2008 08:41:13 Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 06:04:51PM +0100, Esben Stien wrote:
> > plutek-infinity <plutek at infinity.net> writes:
> > > is sndfile-convert currently the highest-quality SR convertor
> > > available
> >
> > Yes; that's the general consensus in the free software domain, but I
> > haven't checked out fons' new resampler. He's a wicked guy, so it
> > might be better;).
> Wicked ? Sounds rather Harry Potterish...
> I wrote libzita-resample mainly for high-quiality real-time SRC
> of multichannel audio, and it's a compromise between 'numerical'
> quality and CPU load. But so far nobody has been able to hear the
> difference with a no-compromise algorithm in a series of listening
> tests (all audio experts and musicians).
> The current API implements the trade-off, but internally there are
> more free parameters, and it can be extended easily if necessary.
> There's some discussion about this in the docs that come with the
> library.
Does anyone know of who may be packaging  libzita-resample as a  .deb?
 In Googling nothing seems to come up except some .rpms. 


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