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* [http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Dungeon/6809/vorbis-optsort-en.html Vorbis-OptSort]: This patch improves source code of the Vorbis codec library (libvorbis-1.0) to accelerate encoding time about 10% (not apply clean on 1.1.1).
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== Vorbis-OptSort ==
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* [http://www.geocities.jp/aoyoume/aotuv/ AoTuV beta4.51 encoder]: Optimized encoder for higher quality and lower bitrate down to 32 Kb/s (q-2). AoTuV beta2 was adopted as a part of Vorbis 1.1 of Xiph.Org. Note that this patch also include the Vorbis-OptSort patch. Quality test of AoTuV beta4 vs. libvorbis 1.1.1:
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[http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Dungeon/6809/vorbis-optsort-en.html Vorbis-OptSort] improves source code of the Vorbis codec library (libvorbis-1.0) to accelerate encoding time about 10% (not apply clean on 1.1.1).
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** [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=35438 80Kbps comparison of many audio codec and libvorbis 1.1.1 vs. AoTuV beta4]
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== AoTuV ==
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*** libvorbis 1.1.1 ABR vs libvorbis 1.1.1 VBR vs AoTuV beta4 VBR summary:
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[http://www.geocities.jp/aoyoume/aotuv/ AoTuV encoders] are optimized encoders for higher quality. AoTuV beta2 was adopted as a part of Vorbis 1.1 of Xiph.Org. The latest release is AoTuV beta 4.51 which down to 32 Kb/s (q-2). Note that this patch also include the [http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Dungeon/6809/vorbis-optsort-en.html Vorbis-OptSort] patch. Quality test of AoTuV beta4 vs. libvorbis 1.1.1:
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* [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=35438 80Kbps comparison of many audio codec and libvorbis 1.1.1 vs. AoTuV beta4]
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** libvorbis 1.1.1 ABR vs libvorbis 1.1.1 VBR vs AoTuV beta4 VBR summary:
:: http://audiotests.free.fr/tests/2005.07/80/80TEST_PLOTS_04.png
:: http://audiotests.free.fr/tests/2005.07/80/80TEST_PLOTS_04.png
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   Vorbis is obviously an amazing tool at this bitrate." guruboolez
   Vorbis is obviously an amazing tool at this bitrate." guruboolez
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** [http://forum.hardware.fr/hardwarefr/VideoSon/MP3-WMA-AAC-OGG-qualite-kbps-evaluation-sujet-84950-1.htm 96Kbps comparison of many audio codec and libvorbis 1.1.1 vs. AoTuV beta4 (french)]
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* [http://forum.hardware.fr/hardwarefr/VideoSon/MP3-WMA-AAC-OGG-qualite-kbps-evaluation-sujet-84950-1.htm 96Kbps comparison of many audio codec and libvorbis 1.1.1 vs. AoTuV beta4 (french)]
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*** [http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.hardware.fr%2Fhardwarefr%2FVideoSon%2FMP3-WMA-AAC-OGG-qualite-kbps-evaluation-sujet-84950-1.htm&langpair=fr%7Cen&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&prev=%2Flanguage_tools  Google traduction]
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** [http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.hardware.fr%2Fhardwarefr%2FVideoSon%2FMP3-WMA-AAC-OGG-qualite-kbps-evaluation-sujet-84950-1.htm&langpair=fr%7Cen&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&prev=%2Flanguage_tools  Google traduction]
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*** libvorbis 1.1.1 vs AoTuV beta4 summary:
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** libvorbis 1.1.1 vs AoTuV beta4 summary:
:: http://audiotests.free.fr/tests/2005.07/96/96TEST_PLOTS_04.png
:: http://audiotests.free.fr/tests/2005.07/96/96TEST_PLOTS_04.png
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** [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=36465 Guruboolez personal test on classical music at 180Kbps]
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* [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=36465 180Kbps comparison of many audio codec on classical music]
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: Comment on AoTuV beta 4:
   "Vorbis: Vorbis is now –thanks to Aoyumi– an excellent audio format for 180
   "Vorbis: Vorbis is now –thanks to Aoyumi– an excellent audio format for 180
   kbps encodings (and classical music). It has apparently no flaws (lowest note
   kbps encodings (and classical music). It has apparently no flaws (lowest note
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* Optimized Ogg Vorbis Encoders: these are highly optimized encoders developed by the Ogg Vorbis Acceleration Project that are much faster than the standard builds with negligible to no effects on audio quality.
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== Optimized Ogg Vorbis Encoders ==
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** [http://homepage3.nifty.com/blacksword/index.htm Home page (Japan)]
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These encoders are highly optimized encoders developed by the Ogg Vorbis Acceleration Project that are much faster than the standard builds with negligible to no effects on audio quality.
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** [http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fhomepage3.nifty.com%2Fblacksword%2Findex.htm&langpair=ja%7Cen&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&prev=%2Flanguage_tools Home Page (google traduction)]
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* [http://homepage3.nifty.com/blacksword/index.htm Home page (Japan)]
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** [http://homepage3.nifty.com/blacksword/index_e.htm Home Page (English, not up to date)]
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* [http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fhomepage3.nifty.com%2Fblacksword%2Findex.htm&langpair=ja%7Cen&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&prev=%2Flanguage_tools Home Page (google traduction)]
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* [http://homepage3.nifty.com/blacksword/index_e.htm Home Page (English, not up to date)]

Revision as of 16:06, 2 February 2006

Vorbis-OptSort

Vorbis-OptSort improves source code of the Vorbis codec library (libvorbis-1.0) to accelerate encoding time about 10% (not apply clean on 1.1.1).

AoTuV

AoTuV encoders are optimized encoders for higher quality. AoTuV beta2 was adopted as a part of Vorbis 1.1 of Xiph.Org. The latest release is AoTuV beta 4.51 which down to 32 Kb/s (q-2). Note that this patch also include the Vorbis-OptSort patch. Quality test of AoTuV beta4 vs. libvorbis 1.1.1:

http://audiotests.free.fr/tests/2005.07/80/80TEST_PLOTS_04.png
 "Vorbis (aoTuV beta 4, VBR –q 0,9): this is by far the most
 enjoying thing I’ve heard at this bitrate. I was highly surprised
 by results I’ve got with the 150 classical samples; I was literally
 astonished by the final score obtained with the 35 remaining samples!
 Vorbis is obviously an amazing tool at this bitrate." guruboolez
http://audiotests.free.fr/tests/2005.07/96/96TEST_PLOTS_04.png
Comment on AoTuV beta 4:
 "Vorbis: Vorbis is now –thanks to Aoyumi– an excellent audio format for 180
 kbps encodings (and classical music). It has apparently no flaws (lowest note
 was 3.5) but only minor problems audible from time to time: additional noise,
 fatness, or softened details. One third of the tested samples are transparent
 to my ears with aoTuV encodings. My own limits are close to be reached."
   guruboolez
 "Vorbis: Vorbis is now impressive. Last year constant noise boost or coarseness
 spoiled the performance of this format. I was surprised to hear those problems
 on –q6,00 setting supposed to be free of them due to lossless coupling. Aoyumi has
 apparently identifies precisely the cause of this problem and he worked to solve it.
 Not entirely though: some remaining trails are still audible with few samples but
 the intensity is now really frail (at least on the tested samples). Other artifacts
 are also corrected: micro-attacks on Orion_II (sample 09) are now much less dusty
 (aoTuV performed even better than any other tested format at this bitrate!). Performance
 are remarkable and the slightly gain in bitrate consumption is the icing on the cake.
 Just a question: Does aoTuV mean Tuned for Victory? Or Tuned by Visitors? From what
 planet is Aoyumi coming from? By the way, I wouldn’t say anymore than Vorbis is not
 mature enough. At least not for classical, which appeared to be a weak point for this format"
   guruboolez

Optimized Ogg Vorbis Encoders

These encoders are highly optimized encoders developed by the Ogg Vorbis Acceleration Project that are much faster than the standard builds with negligible to no effects on audio quality.

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