[MEncoder-users] Re: Why use TOOLS/calcbpp.pl and scale ?

Hynek Schlawack hs+mencoder at ox.cx
Thu Mar 2 18:11:22 CET 2006

RC <rcooley at spamcop.net> writes:

>> So do I if it is 5.1, otherwise I use vorbis.
> I'd like to use vorbis, which sounds better than MP3 at similar bitrates
> 99% of the time, but unfortunately that 1% of the time, it has
> incredibly disgusting sounding artifacts.
> Try something like the sounds of the cannonballs screeching through the
> air in Gettysburg, or the metallic sounds of the hull being compressed
> and the engine noise in Das Boot.  They sound like they're being played
> back through a tin can... underwater.  

How about AAC? Does it also have these artifacts?

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