MQA, Worse than FLAC?

rbbert

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Ok I’ll reply in a few but for now it’s are not just bits. i also will
say for now sone dacs handle imbedded meta data worse and can be noisey
also there are 2
min types of wav and flac no matter what is still not the same even if uncompressed
the 2
type of wav is wav64 I think it has no compression with no features to make it period.
I’ll compose a good
post on this today. But I do thank you for any discussion
Let's assume we will only discuss uncompressed WAV; I don't there is a difference in metadata capability, or really anything except maximum file size, between W64, RF64 and "standard" WAV. FWIW, WAV is the default file format for PCM mastering. For storage, archiving and transmission in the recording industry, FLAC is often used, then uncompressed to WAV for use in mastering.
 

Alrainbow

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Let's assume we will only discuss uncompressed WAV; I don't there is a difference in metadata capability, or really anything except maximum file size, between W64, RF64 and "standard" WAV. FWIW, WAV is the default file format for PCM mastering. For storage, archiving and transmission in the recording industry, FLAC is often used, then uncompressed to WAV for use in mastering.
Funny look up ps audio direct steam my name and many said yes they too heard noise on wav
 

Alrainbow

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Let's assume we will only discuss uncompressed WAV; I don't there is a difference in metadata capability, or really anything except maximum file size, between W64, RF64 and "standard" WAV. FWIW, WAV is the default file format for PCM mastering. For storage, archiving and transmission in the recording industry, FLAC is often used, then uncompressed to WAV for use in mastering.
Flac also is uncompressed off toy check the box on options
but does have an option to compress. the why is I hear it. also in converting iso files into tracks you can try all and pick
im not claiming up special lol maybe short bus type. but there are a few on here one who does mastering did say he can hear but depth
and varying resolutions
 

rbbert

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Flac also is uncompressed off toy check the box on options
but does have an option to compress. the why is I hear it. also in converting iso files into tracks you can try all and pick
im not claiming up special lol maybe short bus type. but there are a few on here one who does mastering did say he can hear but depth
and varying resolutions
Yes, FLAC uncompressed is very similar to AIFF. FLAC compressed is often used for archiving, frequently used for transmitting audio files (to then be uncompressed before use). I don't understand the rest of what you posted.
 

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