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Authored by: c15zyx on Nov 07, '02 10:04:51AM

-q 10 is totally overkill, averaging 500 kbps. personally i use -q 6, the first mode which uses lossless channel-coupling. Average about 180 kbps (very roughly) for most my tracks. This is transparent to me, but if you want to save some space, try -q 5 (very roughly 160) or -q 4 (128). Despite these bitrates, ogg files will sound excellent, with little to no artifacting (as found in MP3s) at 128 kbps.



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encoding level
Authored by: poultryfarm on Nov 08, '02 01:27:29AM

great, thank you for the information



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