[RDD] How to use mp2 as music library in Rivendell?

Rob Landry 41001140 at interpring.com
Mon Mar 26 07:32:01 EDT 2012



On Mon, 19 Mar 2012, Patrick Schmalstig / WRRJ Radio wrote:

> It's both.  It's MPEG I Layer 2 data (popularly, and misleadingly,
> known as 'MP2'), in a Broadcast Wave File container.
> WAV is a file container format, not an audio encoding scheme.  As
> such, it's perfectly possible (and in fact, common in pro-audio
> setups) to have non-PCM data in a WAV file.

NPR's Content Depot delivers recorded programs in precisely that format: 
MPEG 1 Layer 2 at 256 kbps as a RIFF .WAV file.


Rob


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