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@veksha: I noticed that you have posted .42 of Multisource over at Reddit. Can you tell us what changes were made from .41? I have been having such problem-free results with .41 that I hesitate to update it without knowing if there are any performance improvements I might benefit from. Thanks.Hi, @sveakul . I had some very rare crashes with 0.41. @Sergey77 reported some more to private message box. So 0.42 is an attempt to fix them. (My guess is there will be less or almost no crashes on multi-core systems, but on a single-core processor it can happen more often. i'm not a huge expert in developing multi-threaded applications, so I'm learning along the way.)
It's indeed a good but time expensive solution.Bitrate is not fully comparable: exhale d (SBR) is ~74 kbps and exhale 2 is ~80 kbps (and Exhale e is ~86 kbps on my bitrate table).Interesting test.
I guess It wouldn't be bad idea to test both SBR ~74 and ~86 kbps settings and calculate an estimate score (at imaginary ~80 kbps) by averaging both values.
@Kamedo2 @guruboolezDuring the last two weeks I used my smartphone to stream xHE-AAC stream over bluetooth: on my car, but also on earbuds. I only add xHE-AAC encodings on my phone for pop/rock/metal albums (no classical music so far). And the bitrate was… 24 kbps (twenty four, yes—with Fraunhofer's encoder). I know it sounds totally silly but I was really curious to check how it sounds in real life and not only on ABC/HR tests. More than 400 GB are available on my phone+SD card so I have no space issue.
Is this test at 64k - 80k also relevant when using bluetooth device such as headphones/speakers or is better to use higher bitrate source which is better at transcoding when using bluetooth device? Should 80k be of acceptable quality also for bluetooth?
As I understand, no matter which format/codec is used, transcoding to bluetooth codec always occur.
Bitrate is not fully comparable: exhale d (SBR) is ~74 kbps and exhale 2 is ~80 kbps (and Exhale e is ~86 kbps on my bitrate table).Interesting test.