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Let Sleeping Oggs Lie--It's a Music File Format Without Support or Hope

Apr 20, 2007, 00:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Schofield)

[ Thanks to Pam for this link. ]

"Last week's feature about the possible future of audio file formats attracted a lot of feedback--which is odd, because most people don't really care which ones they use, and may not even know what they are. But it turns out there's a handful of open source evangelists who think you should use Ogg or Ogg Vorbis, because it's free in both senses (as in speech; as in beer).

"That's fine with me. I don't use Ogg myself, but I often recommend Flac (free lossless audio codec), which is also open source and free..."

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