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Re: [APD] MP3
S. Hieber wrote:
> Of course, for that, your ears have to be willing to accept transcodings at 128k bits per second or worse or worse, the decade old mp3 format ;-)
Like everything, it's a matter of degree. I can't ABX most MP3s encoded
with LAME above 200 kbps. It's not nearly as efficient as AAC or OGG,
both of which I cannot ABX over 80kbps. OGG creates some peculiar
artifacts on some of my music, so I use AAC. I have to use MP3 for the
car because my car stereo only plays MP3 and WMA files.
Some music stores realize that 128kbps MP3 is a horrible standard and
sell 256kbps. I would prefer to have a store sell flac files, but I'm
probably not in the majority.
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