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Jan 29 2009   6:57PM GMT

Tech Trivia Challenge – Ogg Vorbis



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Ogg Vorbis

Vorbis is an open source patent-free audio compression format, developed as a replacement for proprietary digital audio encoding formats, such as MP3, VQF, and AAC. Vorbis files compress to a smaller size than MP3 files, which reduces bandwidth and storage requirements. According to many reports, a Vorbis file provides better sound quality than an MP3 file of the same size.

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