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Subject: Re: is MP3 PRO supported ?

Re: is MP3 PRO supported ?

From: Benoit Midy <>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 12:01:16 +0000 (BST)

On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 11:46:04 +0200, Vladimir Pantelic wrote:

>Benoit Midy wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to know if RockBox support the MP3PRO format ?
>> if some user have info about it, please let me know.
>It cannot as the MP3 decoder chip used does not support MP3Pro.
>You can play these files, but they will sound like normal 64kbit/s MP3

So You meant that I could play encoded MP3PRO encoded file BUT "but they will
sound like normal 64kbit/s MP3 files" ???

I do not understand all ?

Cause i'd like to use MP3PRO to gain in term of space, I want use some 8kb 8Hz Mono
file (only speech) to gain at 1:2 ratio as I read in some doc about MP3PRO , is this
possible ?

SO I think the better is to test and see the result myself it still possible to listen to the
MP3PRO encoded file ? and if the size gain is significant ?

Thanks at all
Received on 2002-09-25

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