“What is Ogg?!” I hear you cry.
You will all be highly familiar with the format Mp3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3), as it is somewhat common in the world of digital music. You would think a widely used, compressed audio format would offer great benefits. Not entirely true, unfortunately, Mp3 is riddled with patents causing headaches for music distributors and also software developers alike. Permissions and more likely than not, money are needed to get anywhere. Ogg Vorbis, is entirely the opposite, open source.Full story »