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Old 2004-12-02, 02:31 PM
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Re: How do you organize your music on your comp?

Originally Posted by feralicious
This confuses me... then what is the point of getting a high quality show in lossless if you are going to listen to it compressed? Why not listen to the lossless files?
Well, I've done ABX tests from FLAC to OGG with a quality of 6, and I honestly can't tell the fact, there really isn't anyone who can. I never, ever pass those lossy files on, but for storing on my PC, I can fit about 5 times more with OGG-6 than I can with FLAC.

The point of getting the lossless file is that I have it in it's original quality. If I ever want to go to a different format, I can always go back to the original. Also, I can trade with people who can also compress to whatever format they like. As long as the original lossless file is passed on, anyone can do anything to it they want and it doesn't add quality loss each time....
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Throught the lies,
We'll never see,
What's never been,
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