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Subject: Re: Ogg Speex support

Re: Ogg Speex support

From: Jacob Rau <>
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 17:56:53 -0400

I only know that Rockbox has Ogg Vorbis support, but I have never
known it to play Speex.

It is quite possible to port code from the Speex site (much like
Tremor), but I don't think it is built in by default.

On 7/6/07, Christopher Culver <> wrote:
> I encoded some audio in Ogg Speex, but it will not play in Rockbox. The
> file opens in the Now Playing screen, but there is no audio and the timer
> is jerky.
> Now, as far as I know, Speex is supported by Rockbox, and if I rename the
> files to .spx, the suffix for plain Speex, Rockbox recognizes the format
> as something it can play (though, of course, the playback still doesn't
> work). I suppose that the problem is that Rockbox assumes that Ogg
> containers will hold only Vorbis audio. It just doesn't expect Speex (or,
> perhaps Theora video as well) inside an .ogg file.
> So, is Rockbox support for Ogg Speex on the way? If not, is there any way
> I can dump the Speex data out of the Ogg container into a plain .spx file?
> I'm sorry if this has been discussed before. I'm currently backpacking for
> six months (hence my purchase of a 30GB iPod Video) and have limited time
> to search for previous references to this problem.
> Christopher Culver
Received on 2007-07-06

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