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

Hynek Schlawack hs+mencoder at ox.cx
Thu Mar 2 18:39:11 CET 2006

"Guillaume POIRIER" <poirierg at gmail.com> 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?
> It's all a matter of implementation. Maybe, maybe not, as there's
> nothing in the norm that makes either Vorbis or AAC _have to_ behave
> bad in such cases.

Yeah, my question was misleading (and grammatically wrong ;)).

It should have been: "How about a recent FAAC? Does it also has these

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