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by apoc_metal
Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:04 pm
Forum: Max Development
Topic: Feature Request: more option for Lame mp3
Replies: 15
Views: 27910

apoc_metal. According to the Max source code (in this case MP3SettingsSheet.m), these are the LAME flags for the different quality settings. Best = "-b 320" Transparent = Quality 80 Portable = Quality 50 Quality 40, Fast mode (-V6 --vbr-new) (~115 kbps) Quality 50, Fast mode (-V5 --vbr-new) (~130 k...
by apoc_metal
Mon Apr 09, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Max Development
Topic: Feature Request: more option for Lame mp3
Replies: 15
Views: 27910

Does the -vbr-new option come at the expense of quality? I had pretty much seen it recommended across the board as a standard replacement for Alt-Preset Standard (that is with -V 2), without mention of it costing encoding quality. Thus I was a bit confused when I saw in the Max help menu that "fast...
by apoc_metal
Sun Apr 08, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Max Development
Topic: Feature Request: more option for Lame mp3
Replies: 15
Views: 27910

Hhmm. I see no real reason to use those odd commands. -B 320 is used by default, you're ruining stereo-encoding and efficiency and IIRC q-values have no effect anymore in recent LAME versions, they are all tied to the same setting. You probably got it from some old source... You'd be better off qua...
by apoc_metal
Sun Apr 08, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Max Development
Topic: Feature Request: more option for Lame mp3
Replies: 15
Views: 27910

Ditto. I can't believe more people don't want this? And wouldn't it be easier to implement? Something along the lines of the iTunes-LAME or iLas implementations (which I use now instead of MAX for this reason). Or at least making it clear what, exactly, one is selecting with the slider bars and such...