Bug#482970: closed by Sebastian Dröge <slomo at debian.org> (Bug#482970: fixed in gst-plugins-bad0.10

Sebastian Dröge slomo at circular-chaos.org
Mon Oct 13 08:03:04 UTC 2008

Am Montag, den 13.10.2008, 09:58 +0200 schrieb Fabian Greffrath:
> Sebastian Dröge schrieb:
> > Yes (why do you want to create mp2 files btw? VCD?)
> Simply because many cheep MP3-players are able to play MP2 files as 
> well (without announcing this on the box, though. The decoding code 
> seems to be quite similar.)

...but then MP3 usually provides the same quality at a much lower
bitrate than MP2, especially as LAME is better tuned for quality than

(of course MP3 has some patents on it while MP2 seems to have no issues)
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