by Daniel Pimentel — Fri 07 July 2000
Ogg is free professional-grade media format endorsed by FSF. Ogg Vorbis encodes audio and Ogg Theora encodes video. When you see a file with the Ogg extension play it!
How do I use Ogg?To access streaming Ogg Vorbis and Ogg Theora files you need a media player that understands these formats. Many different free software players work with Ogg.
Convert to OggConverting audio file to Ogg with ffmpeg in the shell:
Converting video file to Ogg with high quality:
ffmpeg -i input.mp3 output.ogg
ffmpeg -i input.mkv -q:a 10 -q:v 10 output.ogg