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LinuxInsider: Ogg Vorbis Goes Mobile

Apr 15, 2004, 10:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tobias Schormann)

"'MP3 is dead, long live Ogg Vorbis!' Fans of the audio format, a relatively new one, are prone to this kind of cheerleading. Ogg Vorbis offers better sound quality than MP3 while requiring only half as much storage space for comparable results, they claim.

"Yet beyond the realm of heavy Internet users, Ogg Vorbis is caught in an existential crisis. There are few portable music players equipped to handle the format, even though the standard was developed as an open source project free of licensing fees..."

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