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This page describes some audio formats and how to use them in Debian


  1. Ogg
  2. mp3


Many programs in Debian support Ogg playback/recording. Use vorbis-tools for command line manipulation of Ogg files.

Ogg can encapsulate various audio and video formats: Opus Vorbis FLAC Speex CELT Theora Dirac


MP3 is a widely supported, lossy audio compression format with a lower compression ratio than Ogg.

CategoryFileFormat | CategorySound