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== About ==
 
== About ==
  
FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) maintains a lossless audio compression codec suitable for preserving audio without sacrificing any audio quality.
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Ogg Vorbis is a patent-clear, fully open general purpose audio encoding format standard that rivals or surpasses the 'upcoming' generation of proprietary coders (AAC and TwinVQ, also known as VQF).
  
The FLAC project joined Xiph.org in late January, in 2003.
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libvorbis, a BSD-licensed source implementation of Vorbis as a library is available; See the Ogg Vorbis page for documentation, downloads and distribution terms.
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Further, many players support Ogg Vorbis; see vorbis.com for a list of all the players we know about.

Revision as of 04:50, 1 September 2004

About

Ogg Vorbis is a patent-clear, fully open general purpose audio encoding format standard that rivals or surpasses the 'upcoming' generation of proprietary coders (AAC and TwinVQ, also known as VQF).

libvorbis, a BSD-licensed source implementation of Vorbis as a library is available; See the Ogg Vorbis page for documentation, downloads and distribution terms.

Further, many players support Ogg Vorbis; see vorbis.com for a list of all the players we know about.