[MPlayer-users] Re: Audio file size

Oygle nospam at jehoshua.biz
Thu Apr 27 03:10:43 CEST 2006

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 07:09:01 -0700, RC <rcooley at spamcop.net> wrote:

>WMA is compressed.  WAV is uncompressed.  The large filesize is
>perfectly normal.

Okay, so the resultant MP3 file is normal. The bit rate was much
higher on the MP3, as compared to the WMA, possibly mplayer or lame
can specify the bit rate ?

>oggenc should be on your linux box already, too.  Many Linux distros are
>shipping XMMS with Vorbis/Ogg support, and NOT with MP3 support, because
>of patent licensing issues.

There is a way around those issues, see:



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