- Not to be confused with the Opus-CBCS BBS software.
Opus is a lossy audio compression format designed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) for applications requiring high-quality, low-delay audio transmission (e.g. telephony or network music performance). It incorporates technology from Skype's SILK codec and Xiph.org's CELT codec.
- RFC 6716 - Definition of the Opus Audio Codec
- Ogg Encapsulation for the Opus Audio Codec (draft-ietf-codec-oggopus-00)
- RTP Payload Format for Opus Speech and Audio Codec (draft-spittka-payload-rtp-opus-03)
- Opus, the Swiss Army Knife of Audio Codecs (Presentation at linux.conf.au 2012]
The Opus Codec downloads page contains opus-tools (encode / inspect / decode) .opus files and opusfile, an API for developers.
- Bitstream conformance set
- The .opus test set (including intentionally malformed files)
- How Opus Came To Be