Speex

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Speex

https://www.gnu.org/software/speex/
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.

Documentation

https://www.speex.org/docs/

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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Jean-Marc Valin Maintainer
Tristan Matthews contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/speex
Downloadhttps://www.speex.org/downloads/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.xiph.org/?p=speex.git;a=summary
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/speex/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/speex/
Mailing Listhttp://lists.xiph.org/mailman/listinfo/speex-dev/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitelibogg (for command line executables)
Weak prerequisiteautoconf (for building from CVS)
Weak prerequisiteautomake (for building from CVS)
Weak prerequisitelibtool (for building from CVS)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 5 January 2019.



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