Speech compression format
The Speex project aims to build a patent-free voice codec. Unlike codecs like MP3 and Ogg Vorbis, Speex is specially designed for compressing voice at low bit-rates (in the 8-32 kbps/channel range) for applications such as voice over IP (VoIP). Other possible applications include Internet audio streaming at low bit-rate, and archiving of speech data (e.g. voice mail). The Xiph.org license under which this software is released is similar to a revised BSD license.
This is a high priority project
released on 7 December 2016
11 July 2002
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|VCS Repository Webview||https://git.xiph.org/?p=speex.git;a=summary|
|Weak prerequisite||libogg (for command line executables)|
|Weak prerequisite||libtool (all three for building from CVS)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 May 2018.
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