Will this change in audio codec result in appreciable difference?


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Jun 27, 2019

I used SciPy to run a butterworth pass, removing sounds above a certain frequency from an audio file. The SciPy package is fast and easy to use but unfortunately, lacking options in terms of specifying codec to be used in the output.

My original audio files were in PCM s16LE @ 16 bits per sample. The output audio files are in 64 bits floats LE @ 64 bits per sample. Will the change in codec have an appreciable impact on the way the audio files sound. Would I be able to keep the sound quality similar if I were to convert the output audio codec back to its original format?

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