Ogg Vorbis is a fully open, general-purpose compressed audio format for mid to high quality (8kHz-48.0kHz, 16+ bit, polyphonic) audio and music at ...

* A format specification and related documentation doc are available on this site. * The **libvorbis** reference implementation provides both a standard encoder and decoder under a BSD license. Source download http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/vorbis/]
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vorbis.git] * The **Tremor** reference decoder provides an integer-only implementation of the decoder for embedded devices Git master https://git.xiph.org/?p
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Vorbis alternatives

  • FLAC

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  • LAME

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  • Matroska

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  • Opus Interactive Audio Codec

  • Opus is a totally open, royalty-free, highly versatile audio codec. Opus is unmatched for interactive speech and music transmission over the Intern...

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  • WavPack

  • WavPack is a completely open audio compression format providing lossless, high-quality lossy, and a unique hybrid compression mode. Although the te...

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  • Speex

  • Speex is a patent-free audio compression format designed for speech and also a free software speech codec that may be used on VoIP applications and...

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  • Nero AAC Codec

  • Nero AAC reference quality MPEG-4 and 3GPP audio codec

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  • Apple Lossless

  • Apple Lossless (also known as ALAC) is an audio codec developed by Apple Inc. for lossless data compression of digital music.

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  • TAK

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