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Your lossy codec of choice in 2006?, Format popularity
What codec do you use predominately in your collection?
What codec do you use predominately in your collection?
MP3 [ 447 ] ** [46.04%]
Ogg Vorbis [ 266 ] ** [27.39%]
MP4-AAC [ 123 ] ** [12.67%]
MPC [ 94 ] ** [9.68%]
WMA [ 13 ] ** [1.34%]
Other [ 28 ] ** [2.88%]
Total Votes: 1166
  
vinnie97
post Apr 3 2006, 00:43
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Self-explanatory, I think...the previous poll being over a year old and there has been substantial development (IMO) across all the major players (barring MPC with little known about WMA).
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Zurman
post Apr 3 2006, 00:57
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mp3, because it's the only codec supported by my DAP. And thanks to Lame, excellent quality. biggrin.gif
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- vinnie97   Your lossy codec of choice in 2006?   Apr 3 2006, 00:43
- - guruboolez   MP3. I regret it, because I expected during my fir...   Apr 3 2006, 00:48
- - vinnie97   No problem. It couldn't have been easier...   Apr 3 2006, 00:53
- - Wombat   Still mp3. Looks like i will like it till every ha...   Apr 3 2006, 00:56
- - Zurman   mp3, because it's the only codec supported by ...   Apr 3 2006, 00:57
- - Cygnus X1   MP3 - sounds good and works with everything. Maybe...   Apr 3 2006, 01:00
- - Brink   I haven't made a single ABX testing with Vorbi...   Apr 3 2006, 01:01
- - Axon   Vorbis right now but I'll be probably moving t...   Apr 3 2006, 01:10
- - vinnie97   If you voted for "Other," please follow ...   Apr 3 2006, 01:12
- - rjamorim   MP3   Apr 3 2006, 01:16
- - Supacon   I rip CDs and encode to lossless (FLAC these days)...   Apr 3 2006, 01:25
|- - rjamorim   QUOTE (Supacon @ Apr 2 2006, 09:25 PM)AAC is ...   Apr 3 2006, 01:36
- - Supacon   Axon, I'd be interested in knowing why you cur...   Apr 3 2006, 01:27
- - singaiya   As of today, MP3. But having just bought an ipod y...   Apr 3 2006, 01:43
- - VCSkier   mp3 is all my player supports unfortunately, so th...   Apr 3 2006, 02:04
- - Sphix   mp3   Apr 3 2006, 02:21
|- - IgorC   Not even a little doubt. LAME mp3 .   Apr 3 2006, 02:29
- - Bourne   being that the majority of DVD Players support onl...   Apr 3 2006, 02:27
- - zombiewerewolf   Still using MP3, mainly because of hardware suppor...   Apr 3 2006, 02:42
- - Glass   Vorbis baby.   Apr 3 2006, 02:46
- - Jojo   mp3 (Lame of course)...--preset standard averages ...   Apr 3 2006, 02:47
- - Musique-Rabbit   MP3. I archived all my 934 CDs in .WV and transco...   Apr 3 2006, 02:49
- - DreamTactix291   Vorbis on my H140 due to the speed of encoding of ...   Apr 3 2006, 02:54
- - tev777   Back to mp3 for me. I was a dedicated Vorbis user,...   Apr 3 2006, 02:55
- - haregoo   MP3. Maybe until lossy is being exterminated. I e...   Apr 3 2006, 03:15
- - krazy   After using vorbis for a while, it's back to L...   Apr 3 2006, 03:17
- - lextune   Well, I rip WavPack images mostly, but if and when...   Apr 3 2006, 03:19
- - William   Vorbis currently. Faster encoding, nice quality, a...   Apr 3 2006, 03:25
- - Antaeogo   Well, for my own enjoyment - the stuff I rip and l...   Apr 3 2006, 03:37
- - loophole   AAC - transparent to me at 128kbps VBR and works o...   Apr 3 2006, 05:10
- - Insolent   MP3. I can't hear any difference between it a...   Apr 3 2006, 06:15
- - scottder   Since I loaded Rockbox on my Nano, ogg vorbis.   Apr 3 2006, 06:55
- - audio2u   Lame @ CBR320 for music (this way, mobile use is o...   Apr 3 2006, 06:59
- - Jebus   I am also surprised that AAC isn't doing bette...   Apr 3 2006, 07:07
- - Cosmo   MP3 Other codecs lack any advantage that I consid...   Apr 3 2006, 07:09
- - David Nordin   Lossless and MPEG-4-AAC for me, and *I really thou...   Apr 3 2006, 07:33
- - Wintershade   Ogg Vorbis. For my personal use it's perfect s...   Apr 3 2006, 07:58
- - grug   LAME MP3 of course. I like being able to play my ...   Apr 3 2006, 08:15
- - vinnie97   I think AAC isn't making a showing because of ...   Apr 3 2006, 08:33
- - halb27   mp3 (Lame): very good quality, low battery drain o...   Apr 3 2006, 08:35
|- - singaiya   QUOTE (halb27 @ Apr 2 2006, 11:35 PM)mp3 (Lam...   Apr 3 2006, 21:34
|- - halb27   QUOTE (singaiya @ Apr 3 2006, 10:34 PM) I...   Apr 6 2006, 21:02
- - kurtnoise   AAC for me but mainly for dvd backup...lossless ot...   Apr 3 2006, 08:54
- - carlcamper   Ever since buying an iPod Nano (with video playbac...   Apr 3 2006, 19:00
- - kkumul   MP3 is good enough for everything to me. I don...   Apr 3 2006, 19:35
- - Supacon   QUOTE (rjamorim @ Apr 2 2006, 05:36 PM)QUOTE ...   Apr 3 2006, 19:53
|- - rjamorim   QUOTE (Supacon @ Apr 3 2006, 03:53 PM)I suppo...   Apr 4 2006, 02:23
- - Andavari   MP3 for the obvious reason it's supported prac...   Apr 3 2006, 20:46
- - jaybeee   Any audio that I encode to play on my iriver H120,...   Apr 3 2006, 20:56
- - Emanuel   For personal use: Vorbis, on my iRiver H140, Palm ...   Apr 3 2006, 21:11
- - Antonski   I would vote for MPC if at least v7.5 was released...   Apr 3 2006, 21:17
- - Hollunder   mp3 because it's well known by everyone and be...   Apr 3 2006, 21:26
- - psycho   MP3 Because of hardware support... like many have...   Apr 3 2006, 21:44
- - calx   MP3 -V 2 --vbr-new.   Apr 3 2006, 21:50
- - jorsol   Vorbis since 2002 (v1.0).   Apr 4 2006, 02:40
- - Mike Giacomelli   As much as I like Ogg, MP3 has amazing compatabili...   Apr 4 2006, 02:44
- - samesong   iTunes AAC as of this week, after using Vorbis for...   Apr 4 2006, 03:16
- - vinnie97   QUOTE (Mike Giacomelli @ Apr 3 2006, 05:44 PM...   Apr 4 2006, 03:28
|- - Mike Giacomelli   QUOTE (vinnie97 @ Apr 3 2006, 07:28 PM)QUOTE ...   Apr 5 2006, 02:26
|- - pepoluan   QUOTE (Mike Giacomelli @ Apr 5 2006, 08:2...   Apr 5 2006, 20:42
- - skelly831   My crystal ball says we'll see a huge uprise i...   Apr 4 2006, 04:02
- - toomuch   LAME mp3 for me   Apr 4 2006, 05:47
- - miscellanea   Vorbis, for archiving music I made (-q 6-7). But ...   Apr 4 2006, 06:49
- - Supacon   *Duplicate post* Please delete   Apr 4 2006, 07:24
- - Supacon   QUOTE (rjamorim @ Apr 3 2006, 06:23 PM)QUOTE ...   Apr 4 2006, 07:27
- - jolo   This is easy. OGG. It is royalty free, open sourc...   Apr 4 2006, 08:48
- - jolo   It is said that people let the marketing deparment...   Apr 4 2006, 09:02
|- - grommet   QUOTE (jolo @ Apr 4 2006, 12:02 AM)The best w...   Apr 4 2006, 09:41
- - .halverhahn   Lossy: MP3 - Great Hardware/Software Support Lossl...   Apr 4 2006, 09:12
- - Sebastian Mares   MP3   Apr 4 2006, 09:14
- - Tiis   Vorbis, since it was obvious that there wouldn...   Apr 4 2006, 10:29
- - vinnie97   It's interesting to see that it's not *qui...   Apr 4 2006, 23:21
- - smok3   not so much a fan of portables so far, there is bu...   Apr 4 2006, 23:32
- - Funkstar De Luxe   It used to be Musepack for me. But I'm tired ...   Apr 4 2006, 23:43
- - pepoluan   Why, Ogg Vorbis of course! Small and unbelieva...   Apr 4 2006, 23:58
- - Supacon   QUOTE (grommet @ Apr 4 2006, 01:41 AM)Do note...   Apr 5 2006, 00:49
|- - grommet   If you are in Russia, AllOFMP3 is mostly legal. ...   Apr 5 2006, 02:37
|- - boombaard   QUOTE (grommet @ Apr 5 2006, 02:37 AM)If you ...   Apr 5 2006, 02:42
- - zombiewerewolf   QUOTE (singaiya @ Apr 4 2006, 03:34 AM)QUOTE ...   Apr 5 2006, 02:24
- - broski   Mp3...only because I find it's less resource h...   Apr 5 2006, 02:35
- - vinnie97   QUOTE (Mike Giacomelli @ Apr 4 2006, 05:26 PM...   Apr 5 2006, 04:39
- - Supacon   Ogg q1 sounds fine to me, as a bare minimum bitrat...   Apr 5 2006, 21:33
- - Firon   I use MP3 (-V2/0 --vbr-new) for compatibility reas...   Apr 5 2006, 22:30
- - smok3   (everytime i read the title it reads: 'your lo...   Apr 5 2006, 22:40
- - randal1013   out of that list, i use MP3s for my ipod. on my co...   Apr 5 2006, 23:09
- - Supacon   QUOTE (smok3 @ Apr 5 2006, 03:40 PM) (eve...   Apr 6 2006, 03:16
- - Teqnilogik   AAC for me. I love its integration into iTunes an...   Apr 6 2006, 03:31
- - optimuz   MP3, because it's widely supported and "a...   Apr 6 2006, 04:14
- - vinnie97   QUOTE (smok3 @ Apr 5 2006, 01:40 PM) (eve...   Apr 6 2006, 04:39
- - sven_Bent   MP4-AAC   Apr 6 2006, 06:57
|- - Shade[ST]   I voted mp3, because the name "Lame" sou...   Apr 6 2006, 07:06
- - vinnie97   Uh oh, MPC about to drop into fourth...who woulda...   Apr 6 2006, 12:13
- - PatchWorKs   Vorbis is great, AoTuV rulez, Lancer rockz !   Apr 6 2006, 12:14
- - Busemann   I use both AAC & LAME for my personal stuff. I...   Apr 6 2006, 12:46
- - Olive   Ogg Vorbis. Lancer is shockingly fast and I couldn...   Apr 6 2006, 13:00
- - naylor83   To those who think Ogg Vorbis is an unnecessary co...   Apr 6 2006, 21:40
- - smok3   naylor83, so you think my mpc's are a bad thin...   Apr 6 2006, 21:56
- - Supacon   QUOTE (halb27 @ Apr 6 2006, 02:02 PM) But...   Apr 6 2006, 21:59
- - pepoluan   Whoa... the VorbisFans are on the move   Apr 6 2006, 22:26
- - vinnie97   losing more ground to mp3, actually. MP3 = a tit...   Apr 6 2006, 22:31
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