Re: OT question about sound cards/chip-sets and high-end music systems
Rob Owens wrote:
> Vorbis and mp3 are "lossy", which means that they approximate the sound
> on the original recording. Kinda like zip compression that doesn't
> exactly reproduce what you compressed. Flac is lossless.
> Somebody mentioned wav format. As far as I know, wav doesn't hold meta
Yes, flac supports meta tags. Plus, it is roughly half the size of wav.
Wonderful lossless format. I usually rip my audio CDs to flac and put
them on my home network to listen from anywhere.
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