Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Back to wav
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
> Does anyone know if there is a *lossless* audio compression algorithm
Yes, lots of them:
> Why use 128 or 384kb/sec mp3 encoding/playback when we can have nearly
Why use mp3 when there is wav, you mean? Well, most people like the 1:11
> Does the mp3 codec cover anything like this?
No, mp3 is for lossy compression only.
> If so, the encoding chip itself might be able to handle it natively
It can, but only if we find a skilled DSP programmer with the right tools.
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