Hi, jj, I'd like to know your opinions of the perceptual audio encoders Ogg Vorbis and MusePack or MPC.
Both these are reagarded as nearly the best on their respective target bitrates.
Ogg Vorbis is a patent free encoder that, according to some amateur but serious tests (http://ff123.net/64test/testplan.html), is regarded as nearly the best at bitrates of 64 Kbps and below, only on par with MP3Pro.
As to MPC, it is a encoder based on MP2, considered unbeatable at bitrates of 160 Kbps and above.
Note that this appreciations have been extracted mostly from audio compression oriented forums such as the HydrogenAudio forums (http://www.hydrogenaudio.org, http://www.audio-illumination.org), where only blind testing (ABX - ABC/hr) is accepted as way to assess codec quality.
I have no (zero, nada) comment at all on Ogg Vorbis.
Ok. Not interested in Vorbis, I assume.
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