Alternatives to Vorbis for all platforms with any license

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  • FLAC icon

    FLAC

    FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an audio format similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality. This is...

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    LAME

    LAME is a high quality MPEG Audio Layer III (MP3) encoder licensed under the LGPL. It is considered the best MP3 encoder at mid-high bitrates and at VBR. Both quality...

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  • Opus Interactive Audio Codec icon

    Opus Interactive Audio Codec

    Opus is a totally open, royalty-free, highly versatile audio codec. Opus is unmatched for interactive speech and music transmission over the Internet, but also intended...

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    Matroska

    The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture, or subtitle tracks...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

  • Speex icon

    Speex

    Speex is a patent-free audio compression format designed for speech and also a free software speech codec that may be used on VoIP applications and podcasts.

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    WavPack

    WavPack is a completely open audio compression format providing lossless, high-quality lossy, and a unique hybrid compression mode. Although the technology is loosely...

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  • Nero AAC Codec icon

    Nero AAC Codec

    Nero AAC reference quality MPEG-4 and 3GPP audio codec - Compression ratios ranging from Ultra High (58 CDs fit on one!) to High-End Audio (2.5:1), for absolutely...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

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    TAK

    »TAK – [T]om’s lossless [a]udio [k]ompressor / [T]oms verlustfreier [A]udio[k]ompressor – is, as the name already suggests, a lossless audio compressor, similar to...

    Free Windows Winamp foobar2000

Vorbis Comments

When it comes to the proportions of the size and quality...

Positive Comment by Azazel
about Vorbis and LAME Nov 2011

When it comes to the proportions of the size and quality, Vorbis undoubtedly beat all the sh*t out of any mp3.
The process of encoding is slower than Lame's, but it's definitely worth it.

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