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[OFFENSIVE] brucewillis anti real rant + responses, split from 'Choice of AAC for test' Poll
post Feb 9 2004, 15:18
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i would like to see the compaact codec tested because its audio quality is superior to most of the other aac encoders suggested here, anyway (and "real" in particular). besides it offers some important audio preprocessing features.

oh, i forgot something... "real" r e a l l y sucks! crying.gif
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post Feb 9 2004, 16:17
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QUOTE (brucewillis @ Feb 9 2004, 06:34 AM)
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brucewillis: and you base your determination of the FhG / Coding Technologies AAC encoder quality on exactly what? FhG is perhaps the most reputable name in audio encoding, Coding Technologies invented aacPlus / HE-AAC.

This thread is not about how much you dislike previous RealPlayers, but if you are concerned about ads... you can encode with the Real AAC encoder using a pure command line interface with Helix Producer. Or the latest RealPlayer 10 can easily be setup to never ever display the "Message Center", it takes two clicks, as well as never take over your filetypes (that's nicer than most media players). Both solutions completely free, which is more than can be said about other encoder choices included in this test. So what exactly are you then complaining about?

This post has been edited by karl_lillevold: Feb 9 2004, 16:31

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