Moderator: Captain Ned
just brew it! wrote:I hope you at least kept a copy of the FLACs somewhere...? MP3 is lossy; if you ever want to transcode to another format (like OGG), you'll want to start from the original FLACs instead of the MP3s for optimal fidelity.
Captain Ned wrote:Somewhere recently in the land of audiophilia nervosa (most likely Stereophile) I read an article claiming to hear a difference between a WAV and a FLAC played from the same server. Somehow the 'decryption overhead" means that stream-decrypted FLAC still doesn't sound as good as original WAV.
bthylafh wrote:Naw, you have to open the hard drive and write on the platters with the green Sharpie.