Check out the latest royalty-free audio codec from Xiph.Org: Opus!
Better quality and lower latency than Vorbis, AAC, MP3, and others. Great for both music and speech!

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To obtain the source code, please see the xiph download page.

Ogg Vorbis is a completely open, patent-free, professional audio encoding and streaming technology with all the benefits of Open Source.

Vorbis is everywhere!

View our list of 3rd Party Software that uses Vorbis.