Our MPEG audio Layer-3 shareware (stereo encoder and stereo decoder), version
0.99, is now available:
via anonymous ftp from fhginfo.fhg.de (126.96.36.199):/pub/layer3
via modem download from +49 911 9933662 (Name: FHG),
The programs are written for IBM-PCs or Compatibles with MS-Dos.
On a 486DX2/66, the performance of the software decoder is about 33 % of the
performance necessary for real-time audio processing. The encoder needs about
30 minutes to encode a 1 minute audio data file. These figures assume
encoding/decoding of stereo audio material at 44.1 kHz /sec.