Difference between revisions of "Windows Media Audio 9"

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This is microsofts latest mediacodec suite. It consist of
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WMA Standard v1 (0x160)
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WMA Standard v2 (0x161)
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WMA Pro (0x162)
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WMA Lossless (0x163)
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WMA Voice (0xA)
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This is what microsoft say about their codec. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/9series/codecs/audio.aspx
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WMA Standard v1
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This is the first version of their codec. Originally this came from some other company.
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WMA Standard v2
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This is the kind of files that is most popular. The current encoder produces this.
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WMA Pro
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The stuff that should have been in WMA std got into Pro. Eg, better sound, more channels etc.
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WMA Voice
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The voice codec is VoiceAge's ACELP.net.
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WMA Lossless
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Not much is known about the lossless codec. It performs about the same as all other lossless codecs.
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[[Category:Audio Codecs]]

Revision as of 04:14, 23 January 2006

This is microsofts latest mediacodec suite. It consist of WMA Standard v1 (0x160) WMA Standard v2 (0x161) WMA Pro (0x162) WMA Lossless (0x163) WMA Voice (0xA)

This is what microsoft say about their codec. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/9series/codecs/audio.aspx

WMA Standard v1 This is the first version of their codec. Originally this came from some other company.

WMA Standard v2 This is the kind of files that is most popular. The current encoder produces this.

WMA Pro The stuff that should have been in WMA std got into Pro. Eg, better sound, more channels etc.

WMA Voice The voice codec is VoiceAge's ACELP.net.

WMA Lossless Not much is known about the lossless codec. It performs about the same as all other lossless codecs.