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Old 2005-01-22, 07:38 PM
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Re: Program To Convert AAC to MP3?

Originally Posted by RainDawg
[...]but in fact there are several versions of the AAC (actually MPEG layer 4) format.
Sorry about nitpicking, but: No, AAC is NOT "MPEG layer 4". AAC one of the various audio codecs specified in layer 3 of the MPEG-4 standard.

(see wikipedia or Google for more details)
Originally Posted by RainDawg
Intestingly enough, this test seems to suggest that Apple's AAC algorithm is the most transparent of the major competitors.
Note that the result was a rather close call, and the test is almost a year old now - I'm not up to speed about Apple's encoder, but Nero's encoder has made quite some progress since that test.
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