[MPlayer-users] M player for linux will support lossless format mp3HD?

Frater AEC frateraec at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 12:44:12 CET 2013

I saw FFmpeg ticket #2372! But mp3hd and mp3pro formats are different.
mp3pro is lossy and mp3hd is lossless, both compatible with players
mp3 legacy.





Frater Linux

Frater AEC <frateraec <at> gmail.com> writes:

> When playing back files mp3HD in Mplayer for linux
> recognizes only the lossy 320kbps.

I created FFmpeg ticket #2372.

Carl Eugen

2013/3/18 Frater AEC <frateraec at gmail.com>:
> What is the official way of user requests to developers that support
> playback mp3hd with lossless quality?
> 2013/3/18 Frater AEC <frateraec at gmail.com>:
>> When playing back files mp3HD in Mplayer for linux recognizes only the
>> lossy 320kbps. Mplayer will support full mp3HD lossless well as
>> support other proprietary formats? Before Mplayer had a motto, send us
>> a format that Mplayer can not play, and will we endure it. Continues
>> so?
>> Mp3HD is a lossless audio codec delivering an archival format for
>> storing digital audio, which has the unique benefit of being able to
>> be played in standard mp3 on every existing mp3 decoder. Mp3HD is
>> based on MPEG-1/MPEG-2 Layer 3, with file extension .mp3.
>> Key features:
>> Compression: An mp3HD file has 2 components. First is the standard mp3
>> file, which can be made using any mp3 bit rate. 192kbps is commonly
>> used as it is virtually indistinguishable from a CD, and is a small
>> file size. The additional data needed to create a lossless mp3HD file
>> from the standard mp3 component is automatically calculated from the
>> chosen mp3 bit rate. No special mp3HD settings are necessary.
>> Lossless format: Audio quality is equivalent to a CD (100% bit exact
>> copy). The file size of an mp3HD song is approximately half of a CD
>> track.
>> Future Proof: Mp3HD as it is bit exact to a CD can be considered an
>> archival copy, which is future proof.
>> Compatibility: Mp3HD files are backward compatible and can be played
>> on every mp3 devices
>> Multiple usage: Same as mp3, with more benefits: archival format,
>> sound preservation and ultimate quality experience
>> Convenience: Use the same ID3 metadata as mp3 embedded track – album,
>> artist, track, song, genre, etc.
>> font: http://mp3hd-toolkit.soft32.com/

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