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Topic: LAME V7 encodes reporting to be V5? (Read 2246 times) previous topic - next topic
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LAME V7 encodes reporting to be V5?

I don't use MP3 much anymore, but I just encoded a couple of files with V7 for a special situation that required it.
I'm using foobar2000 as a frontend, with the LAME v3.100 encoder binary that comes in the official encoder pack.

The bitrate levels seem right, but the files report being V5 instead of V7.
It doesn't really bother or cause any trouble to me, but I thought it was strange and I was wondering if this is normal

Re: LAME V7 encodes reporting to be V5?

Reply #1
Its normal.  V7 is V5.xx resampled to 32khz .


Re: LAME V7 encodes reporting to be V5?

Reply #2
Hmm, you're right. I didn't even think of looking at the samplerate in order to notice that.
It seems "normal" VBR modes without resampling end with V6.