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Subject: Re: Speex on Cowen & iriver

Re: Speex on Cowen & iriver

From: Thom Johansen <thomj_at_rockbox.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 03:32:30 +0100

Conway S. Smith wrote:
>> That page has to be outdated, both Cowon and Iriver players play
>> Speex realtime just fine since I optimized them some weeks ago.
>
> Any chance it's also outdated about the iPod 4+ gen being incapable of
> realtime speex (and Monkey's Audio, although I don't really care much
> about Monkey's)? iPods are *much* easier to find, especially w/ larger
> harddrives.

Speex should be realtime on all our targets. Monkey's Audio as a
format is really just ill-suited to playback on ordinary embedded
platforms such as ours. It's incredibly overkill and pretty much needs
a proper high mHz desktop CPU for all but the simplest compression
modes, and then there's really not much point left in using Monkey's
Audio.
Just make sure you buy an Ipod we support, not all of them are.

Thom
Received on 2007-11-30


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