Category Archives: Audio/video

By July 09, 2021

The Plex community pushes the idea of using direct play instead of transcoding. Yet , not all media is created equal and this is proof of that. I was watching the 2017 movie “Boss Baby” which was 720p and H.264 Codec H264Bitrate 3276 kbps Display Title 720p (H.264)Extended Display Title 720p (H.264) Transcoding vs direct

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By June 18, 2013

Tools required oggenc mpg123 or mpg321 We could use lame input.mp3 output.ogg We found the meta data becomes corrupt and unplayable. You will need to decode the mp3 to wav and then back to ogg Decode mpg123 -w output.wav input.mp3 MPEG 1.0 layer III, 320 kbit/s, 44100 Hz stereo Comment: 00000000 00000210 000006F0 0000000000562200 00000000

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By August 27, 2008

Ubuntu Howto Lame mp3 Library download: then compile and install: $ ./configure $ make $ make install Place program in a folder in the classpath, or create symbolic link in usr/bin (or else in classpath) to point to the installation of lame. You can type the following to test install was succesful: $

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