Next question - mp3 to ogg

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Mar 7 08:48:16 UTC 2007

marc wrote:
> Chris said...
>> Now that I have all but 20 CD's ripped, is there something out there
>> that will mass convert the mp3 (192 bit) files to ogg?
> Worse, MP3 applies "sound shaping" (my term, but
> xref the usual sources for more info), so it has removed data, which you 
> can't get back, obviously.

Ogg removes data too, just different data (which is one reason encoding
to both is bad)

> It will sound terrible.

I ran it on all my mp3's (none of which I had source CDs/WAVs for), and
it really is barely noticeable.  I am a bit tone-deaf, so there you go.

Matt Flaschen

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