[LAU] Soon to be released Grand Piano sample library

alexander axeldenstore at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 17:44:27 EDT 2010

On 04/01/2010 12:28 AM, Philipp wrote:
> Excerpts from torbenh's message of 2010-03-31 18:22:55 +0200:
>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 09:04:10AM -0700, Kevin Cosgrove wrote:
>>> On 31 March 2010 at 17:57, Philipp<hollunder at lavabit.com>  wrote:
>>>> wavpack is BSD licensed, it's just not as well known as flac.
>>>> wavpack does support 32bit float while flac doesn't afaik, and
>>>> there are some more differences but it may not matter in this
>>>> case. Both are lossless and free.
>>> Does this help?
>>> http://flac.sourceforge.net/faq.html#general__samples
>> i know, that flac only compresses .wav
>> its a .gig file.
>> not sure if wavpack compresses arbitrary binaries.
> Well, wavpack is also designed for lossless audio. If the whole .gig is
> compressed as such then I'd use a generic format, maybe .xz aka. lzma2.
> wavpack only has 'raw-pcm' options which obviously refer to pcm data.
> I don't know how .gig works and whether the samples and the
> meta-information can be split/joined easily. Probably not worth the
> trouble.
That's more what I was thinking, bzip or lzma, How well supported are 
these on windows or osx? I haven't used win for 6 years or so..

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