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Subject: Re: Generic questions

Re: Generic questions

From: Thom Johansen <thomj_at_pvv.ntnu.no>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 16:11:18 +0100

CB wrote:

> Correct me if I am wrong here, but if the player does not support ogg
> then the you are out of luck. For example, the Ipod does not support
> ogg playback so just because you have Rockbox installed you still
> won't get ogg playback. But, if you have an Iriver, that does support
> ogg, then Rockbox will playback ogg files. I think this is correct,
> but if I am wrong please someone correct me.

Rockbox does Ogg Vorbis on all targets other than the Archos DAPs.
Those can only do MP3 (and some day soon, WAV).
The fact that the Apple firmware doesn't support Ogg doesn't matter
at all for us. We implement our own decoders, and aren't reliant on theirs
in any way.

Thom
Received on 2006-03-24

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