About .ogg files on this site
Increasing numbers of music files on this site are in
OGG Vorbis format.
is an excellent audio codec that is:-
- FREE for anybody to use
- FREE to implement in software
- Not encumbered by patents
- Allows smaller files at the same relative sound quality as MP3
Programs for playing OGG-vorbis audio files
We reccomend theseprograms:
(Was called 'freeamp').
ogg123, part of the 'vorbistools' package
For many more programs that can play OGG files, look
For more information on Vorbis, see the
OGG Vorbis FAQ.
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