Originally Posted by SomeGuyDude
Really? GPMAA uses MP3, Beats uses AAC for low quality and MP3 at high quality, I forget what the others did.
The funny thing about OGG (and I thiiiiiink Spotify uses their own, not Vorbis) is that it's significantly better at low bitrates, but not high bitrates. So GPMAA is actually a little better at full quality, but Spotify is way better at lower.
I actually love Spotify ever since they did the "Your Music" deal. Aside from the occasional quirk in functionality, I don't even know what it needs. I can't think of anything Spotify is missing inherently.
Thanks for the information, I have been unable to find that information. They make it difficult to find.
Spotify definitely uses Vorbis, unless they have been lying.
I've heard that OGG Vorbis was superior to AAC and LAME at 100+ bitrate, I think from hydrogenaudio. Wikipedia seems to confirm this:
Though that information is likely very outdated. Personal listening tests between LAME, Nero AAC, and Vorbis have been entirely in favor of Vorbis, though AAC is extremely close.