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post #16 of 24
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Originally Posted by KT66 View Post

WAV all the way for me, works on anything and gives the best sound, none of my players show artwork

 

originally i did everything at 320/aac, but aside from my Nokia N8, ,nothing else plays them

 

Wav is the most reliable format and best sounding, so for me its a no brainer, especially now large hard drives are so cheap

It doesn't sound any better than FLAC or ALAC.  If it does, then the encoding is being done wrong.

post #17 of 24

High Resolution Audio, ALAC, FLAC, mp3

post #18 of 24
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Originally Posted by XxDobermanxX View Post

High Resolution Audio, ALAC, FLAC, mp3

what is High Resolution Audio?

post #19 of 24
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Originally Posted by Achmedisdead View Post

It doesn't sound any better than FLAC or ALAC.  If it does, then the encoding is being done wrong.

not going down that route,

 

I use WAV because it always works

 

I would say if you can't hear the difference between 192/256 and WAV then something is wrong somewhere

post #20 of 24
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Originally Posted by KT66 View Post

I would say if you can't hear the difference between 192/256 and WAV then something is wrong somewhere

On the contrary, it means the codec has done its job well.
post #21 of 24
To just throw another argument in the picture, not everyone uses FLAC or some lossless audio on their portable stuff. Depending on if your audio player (phone or otherwise) can work with it, AAC through the itunes converter is quite awesome. I encode 130kbps AAC for my walkman. biggrin.gif I can't tell a difference with my music on the go...too many external noises that make super high quality listening impossible unless you're in a soundproof room. So IMO, don't waste space with lossless on the go. Save the bits, and put more music on there. smily_headphones1.gif
post #22 of 24
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Originally Posted by ChipnDalebowl View Post

To just throw another argument in the picture, not everyone uses FLAC or some lossless audio on their portable stuff. Depending on if your audio player (phone or otherwise) can work with it, AAC through the itunes converter is quite awesome. I encode 130kbps AAC for my walkman. biggrin.gif I can't tell a difference with my music on the go...too many external noises that make super high quality listening impossible unless you're in a soundproof room. So IMO, don't waste space with lossless on the go. Save the bits, and put more music on there. smily_headphones1.gif

Wise words! 

post #23 of 24

All ALAC here. Might convert the files on my 4G touch to 328 mp3 though...

post #24 of 24

FLAC and 320 kbps MP3..

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