[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] AAC Encoder, now more optimal

Robert Swain robert.swain
Fri Sep 5 17:27:24 CEST 2008

2008/9/5 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:
> Robert Swain wrote:
>> 2008/9/5 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:
>>> Robert Swain wrote:
>>>> Less than realtime audio encoding is... unusual. :) Still, if it was
>>>> the best quality AAC encoder around, that would bring it some
>>>> redemption.
>>> There's certainly no harm in having the option of a slow, high-quality
>>> mode.  However, a reasonably fast, decent-quality mode is essential.
>> Definitely agreed. Some form of speed/quality tradeoff is always good to have.
>>> A constant (or restricted) bitrate mode is probably desirable too.
>> Maybe commercially but otherwise - why?
> For real-time transmission over a channel with limited bitrate available,
> of course.

I neglected the '(or restricted)' part. Fair enough. I wouldn't
consider it a priority however, more a feature request for later once
it's competitive with other good implementations in terms of


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