View Full Version : What's a really good variable bitrate encoder?


Reyngel
08-12-2003, 07:40 PM
I'm looking to rip tracks from some CD's, and I heard variable bitrate mp3's are pretty good. What's a good, free program?

AndySlash
08-12-2003, 08:37 PM
I read the thread title as "What's a really good vibrator?"

MstrGhost
08-12-2003, 08:54 PM
lame http://mitiok.cjb.net/

sawdust restaurants
08-12-2003, 08:56 PM
If you're serious about quality, use EAC equipped with the LAME codec.

MstrGhost
08-12-2003, 10:26 PM
Originally posted by sawdust restaurants
If you're serious about quality, use EAC equipped with the LAME codec.

yes, put lame's dll on the eac folder

Reyngel
08-12-2003, 11:22 PM
Originally posted by MstrGhost


yes, put lame's dll on the eac folder

When I extracted the LAME file, it had like tons of files in it. Which one do I put in the EAC folder?

DeviousJ
08-13-2003, 02:59 PM
Originally posted by Reyngel


When I extracted the LAME file, it had like tons of files in it. Which one do I put in the EAC folder?

What? It's just one file, lame.exe. You can put it anywhere, so long as you set the path in EAC

MstrGhost
08-13-2003, 06:02 PM
You can get it working in eac via 3 ways, exe on eac path, dll on eac path, or installing the acm version (like a codec) available to any other program that supports it. The best way is moving lame_enc.dll , then in eac's "compression options", select "LAME MPEG Layer-3 Encoder v3.93 DLL v1.32", on "file extension for headerless files" put ".mp3", and then on the "LAME DLL" tab use compression options, then back in the tab you were before, select bitrate.