lossy compression

(redirected from Ogg Vorbis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

lossy compression

Telemedicine A format for data transmission which compresses, transmits and decompresses at the receiving end with a 'tolerable' loss of imaged data. See Data compression, Telemedicine; Cf Codec, Loss-less compression, Modem, T-1.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
While MP3 alternative Ogg Vorbis has finally reached the stage where it can offer a mainstream version of its software.
The latest version of Smart Audio Converter supports a larger variety of audio formats, now enabling users to convert between WMA, WAV, WAV - PCM, WAV - ADPCM, WAV - IMAADPCM, MP3, MP2, MPEG, OGG Vorbis, VOX, GSM, AC3, MPC, G.72, RAW (A-Law), and RAW (U-Law).
"There are patent issues with mp3 code, for example, so I suggest developers use the open-source Ogg Vorbis audio player," said Nipper.
Getting your music (in MP3, Ogg Vorbis or WMA format) onto it is as simple as dragging and dropping files onto an SD card (it must be formatted in the FAT file system used by Windows).
In addition the STMP3600 provides support for all major audio formats including MP3, Windows Media Audio, AAC and OGG Vorbis.
Telltale Weekly--MP3, Ogg Vorbis, and AAC Audiobooks
There are a number of different compression options with music: mp3's, ogg vorbis, wma It's important that you choose a codec (that's the technical term for those choices) that will be accessible to your visitor.
For digital audio users, Hutmil provides features to manage ID3 tags, Ogg Vorbis comments and swop e.g.
Ogg Vorbis, which claims it'll make "MP3 a thing of the past" by offering higher quality through better compression, has just gained its first portable Ogg player.
It's compatible with MP3, MP3Pro and the Ogg Vorbis music compression code.