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Nero encoderólower quality makes larger file; how can this be?, Was: Nero encoder: unexpected size results (TOS #6)
post Jan 5 2012, 23:11
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I'm using Nero AAC codec in Foobar 1.1.10. I converted the same source file to AAC using two different settings: q0.38 and q0.40. Theoretically, the q0.38 should have resulted in smaller file/lower bitrate. However, the resulting files were just the opposite - the q0.38 file ended up being larger / higher bit rate than the q0.40 file. How can that be?

I realize this is rather academic as nobody could potentially tell the two apart in ABX listening. I just found it a bit abnormal.


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post Jan 6 2012, 01:44
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IIRC 0.309 - 0.31
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