[MPlayer-users] tweaking the MP3

Alejandro Néstor Vargas anv at xnetcuyo.com.ar
Mon Jul 8 15:27:01 CEST 2002

Florin Andrei dijo:

> From a sound quality p.o.v., 128 kbps seems to be like a trade-off for
> a not-so-good-but-acceptable quality when it comes to music. Sometimes
> it's not enough (high-quality music), sometimes is too much (like,
> speech).

If you want the better quality possible, then copy the audio instead of
converting (-oac copy)

> I wonder if any of you HiFi fans :-) tried to see what happens when
> encoding the sound of an action movie at 96 kbps, and if the quality
> was still acceptable.
> I suspect 96 kbps would be ok to encode action movies, even for the
> ears of HiFi geeks, but i'd like to hear other geeks' opinions. ;-)

Even 32 kbps is very acceptable in many cases.

Alejandro Néstor Vargas
anv at xnetcuyo.com.ar
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Departamento de Desarrollo
X Net Cuyo S.A.

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