Ogg Vorbis Encoder Plugin

by QuinnwareMay 13th, 2004 6:06pm
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Ogg Vorbis encoding for QCD
Using VorbisLib v1.0.1

Ogg Vorbis is a FREE alternative to MP3 with similar quality and features.

1.81 fixes crash bug when encoding non-standard formats
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 ashibaka on November 17th, 2003 3:34pm Rating: 100 
Thank goodness for Ogg Vorbis.
 quintmc on November 24th, 2003 10:25am Rating: 100 
Sincerely THANKS for the QUALITY of this encoder!
 rserg on March 11th, 2004 5:43pm Rating: 100 
must have!
 DJ Shaji on March 26th, 2004 1:20pm Rating: 100 
Thank God for QCD. God bless you!
 Quake on April 8th, 2004 3:23pm Rating: 100 
Why buy winamp Pro when QCD can encode for FREE!
 Cavallino on April 18th, 2004 10:43pm Rating: 100 
Great quality encoding
 Lich on May 14th, 2004 4:24pm Rating: 100 
Ogg rules.
 gzero3k on May 16th, 2004 11:04am Rating: 100 
I turned an mp3 into an ogg file (using this plugin, heh), but I don't really notice any difference, aside from the large file size... can anyone say what are the advantages of ogg?
 Antonio on May 16th, 2004 3:40pm Rating: 98 
To gzero3k: You would not notice any difference by turning an already lossy format to another. You could even get an even worse output this way. Try converting a .wav to an .ogg. From my experience, even @ 128 kbps there is a clearly audible difference in quality. Furthermore .ogg compresses better (around 0.5 MB less for a 4-5 minute song) than .mp3 while also managing to sound better overall. And of course there is always the point with being a free (as in beer AND in speech) format, safe from DRM tricks, copyright patents etc.
 Xinok on May 20th, 2004 8:47am Rating: 95 
This is a good ogg encoder, but it gets a 95 becayse the quality isn't as good as other encoders at lower bitrates. To really notice the difference, find a lossless version of a song (eg. off a cd) and try converting it to mp3 and ogg at the same bitrate. The filesize should be about the same, but the ogg file will sound much better.
 matty28carter on July 18th, 2004 3:38am Rating: 100 
Surpasses all other lossy codecs! Ogg Rules! One thing i'd like on this plug-in is like on the LAME plug-in - to specify and external command line exe encoder. Yeah theres the CLI but that requires a bit of setting up.
 drapmeyer on September 30th, 2004 3:06am Rating: 100 
There is a new Ogg Vorbis lib out! Will the QCD plugin be updated soon? http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/09/27/0214226&tid=141&tid=8
 carcm on October 31st, 2004 5:35pm Rating: 100 
Awesome. How much better can it get? You get the best player, LAME, OGG, and WMA, and the ability to convert all in one package. All I need now is the ability to burn audio and MP3/Media CD's from here. Oh, and it's all free to boot! Goodbye Winamp and Windows Media Player 10!
 Emrys on October 31st, 2004 6:32pm Rating: 100 
Who needs MP3, I ask you!?! Especially now that the player manufacturers like i-River are now including ogg support. Brilliant!!!!
 Stellaris on December 19th, 2004 6:02am Rating: 100 
yay!
 Darin on January 12th, 2005 3:55am Rating: 100 
I think I'm a new convert.

- Darin
 coldloc on April 30th, 2005 9:14am Rating: 100 
I think Ogg is the best lossy format out there.
 extensis on June 17th, 2005 10:42pm Rating: 99 
Thing is that since i have made full spectrum analysis on CD, mp3 160 and ogg 160 (of the same song ofcourse) i started to hate mp3. mp3 is uncompareable worse than ogg. Now i use mp3 only on my mp3 player. It's not hard for me to convert few songs to mp3 since i will be listening to them for next 2 months. ogg simply rules!

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