[FFmpeg-soc] ALAC Benchmarks
mike at multimedia.cx
Mon Aug 25 16:27:42 CEST 2008
Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 4:20 AM, Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx> wrote:
>> Jai Menon wrote:
>>> There are options to select min and max prediction orders but till I finish
>>> tuning the encoder completely, you could try something like :
>>> ./ffmpeg -i <file.wav> -acodec alac <output.m4a>
>>> That should give you pretty decent compression.
>> Should this result in a file that can play on an iPod? I see Guillaume
>> reported success but I can not play the files on my iPod Touch.
> The resulting file played fine on my iPod Classic. I don't see any
> reasonable reason why it wouldn't play on your iPod Touch.
> For all that's worth, my iPod Classic has the latest firware and I
> used the latest version of iTunes on Leopard.
Who knows; that might be the issue. I'm pretty sure I have the latest
1.x firmware. But I haven't yet bought the 2.x software upgrade.
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