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Old 2008-03-25, 12:17 PM
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archiving format

I have plenty of flac files, no problem there. My question pertains to the number of mp3 files that I possess. Should I convert them to flac as well, to preserve the data for next reproduction? The damage may well be done and the flac step unnecessary. Just curious what others think.

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Old 2008-03-25, 12:27 PM
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Re: archiving format

Once a file is an mp3 (lossy), you will not get back any data by converting it to flac (it will just be a large lossy file). So, just leave them as mp3.
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Old 2008-03-28, 12:39 PM
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Re: archiving format

Just as I thought. Thanks again!

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