When encoding to mp3, frequency is cut off at 16kHz

Bug #881413 reported by GautierPortet
This bug affects 2 people
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soundconverter (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

When encoding to mp3 320kbit the frequency spectrum always gets cut off at round about 16kHz. I guess it gets encoded with a --lowpass argument given to lame.

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Changed in soundconverter:
status: New → Confirmed
assignee: nobody → GautierPortet (kassoulet)
importance: Undecided → High
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GautierPortet (kassoulet) wrote :

The lowpass cutoff frequency is set at 17KHz in gstreamer. We can change it, but is this really a problem ?

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GautierPortet (kassoulet) wrote :
Changed in soundconverter:
milestone: none → 2.1
Changed in soundconverter:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
status: Fix Committed → Confirmed
Changed in soundconverter:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
milestone: 2.1 → 2.0.3
Changed in soundconverter:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package soundconverter - 2.0.4-0ubuntu1

soundconverter (2.0.4-0ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low

  * New upstream release (LP: #1077508).
    - Disable common path when creating folders using tags (LP: #972158).
    - Increase Low pass filter frequency when converting to MP3 (LP: #881413).
    - Use original filename as title when tags are not present (LP: #984790).
    - Fix command line arguments parsing (LP: #995862).
    - Fix problem with AAC settings (LP: #954555).
    - Fix yet another problem with URIs handling (LP: #998371).
 -- Logan Rosen <email address hidden> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 12:38:13 -0500

Changed in soundconverter (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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