Wow, so MP3 really really sucks.

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  1. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I've been using OGG for a while now, and most of the stuff I listen to on a regular basis is in OGG format. Then today I go to listen to something I ripped a while ago into MP3, and the quality is such shit. Looks like it's time to re-rip a bunch of stuff :embd:
     
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    plus ogg = like half the size :hs:
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Half the size for the same quality, or the same size and twice the quality. Also, unlike MP3, OGG is free so I feel morally superior for using it.
     
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    I would rerip all my stuff in OGG.......if I owned any of the MP3s I have. :o :o
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I bought all mine from the public library ;)
     
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    so OGG is a new music file format that is free and owns MP3?
    i havent heard of it it sounds awesome
    where can I find it and why is it considered free-er than MP3?
     
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    coronet Do Andriods Dream of Electric Sheep?

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    LAME'd MP3s @ 320 are still worthy!

    But I got an input; I can't listen to anything <128 now... sounds like ass...
     
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    Yep, if you encode MP3s at a high bitrate they're not bad. However, my OGGs at a nominal bitrate of 128 are very high quality, especially for the size.

    BTW, more info on OGG format can be found at www.vorbis.com
     
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    too bad, MP3 is already up there in the market.


    OGG will be teh hotness, give it some time. :x:
     
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    there are a lot of superior compressions out there, but mp3 just lucked out and it's what stuck
     
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    yeah is a case of the most popular won i think, ogg's been around a while if I rember rightly. hopefully we will see an ogg ipod or something :p Anyone want to start a petition to apple :p
     
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    :werd: i hate anything @ 128 or under.

    I'd use ogg all the time but my Head unit don't play them :wtc:

    So i'm sticking with MP3's.

    although i have got a few albums i downloaded in OGG.
     
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    There are tons of better players than the iPod that play OGGs. All the iRiver players (I love my H120) and the iAudio M3 for example.
     

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