Mp3 encoder are the crucial part in the game of compressing and decompressing
sound. Here you can win or loose.
The most important part for encoding is the
codec. A codec is the very important part of a program, that contains
the algorithms for encryption (name comes from compress/decompress).
is exactly specified in the ISO standard it only provides two sample implementations
(one simple and one complex) for encoding. This is why the encoding
quality differs from codec to codec .
Here are the mp3 codecs that are interesting for