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post #31 of 76
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Oh come on at least have playback support for .ogg google

"* FLAC files are transcoded to 320kbps mp3"
Then what's the point to uploading flac then lol
No one even uses .ogg anymore. It was popular for about 6 months and has faded into practically nothing.

And FLAC? Please. It's ONLY use is for mass-storage devices. It's nonsense to use on a phone, mp3 player, or over-the-air.
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No one even uses .ogg anymore. It was popular for about 6 months and has faded into practically nothing.

And FLAC? Please. It's ONLY use is for mass-storage devices. It's nonsense to use on a phone, mp3 player, or over-the-air.
umm... i use both... including on my phone... woops?
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Why would you use FLAC with a portable music player or phone when 320kbps MP3 is indistinguishable?
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Yeah, FLAC is silly on a cell phone or tablet, not to mention how long it would take to stream one song due to the file size. The DAC on either device wouldn't do justice for FLAC anyways.
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Why would you use FLAC with a portable music player or phone when 320kbps MP3 is indistinguishable?
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Yeah, FLAC is silly on a cell phone or tablet, not to mention how long it would take to stream one song due to the file size. The DAC on either device wouldn't do justice for FLAC anyways.
Not if you had it to output to a stereo system.
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Not if you had it to output to a stereo system.
The stereo receiver still uses the crap analog signal coming out of the phone. Even if the "stereo system" had $5k speakers, it's still using a low-quality source: your cellphone.
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Not if you had it to output to a stereo system.
And that's the thing. FLAC might be great for home use or in a location that's available to do such. But on the go? No. Never. Not until we get 6G on our phones/tablets/mp3 players.

If you wanted to take my entire music library on the go, this is what you would need if it were in MP3 320:




If you wanted to take my entire music library on the go, this is what you would need if it were in FLAC:


See the difference?
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The stereo receiver still uses the crap analog signal coming out of the phone. Even if the "stereo system" had $5k speakers, it's still using a low-quality source: your cellphone.
Exactly. 3.5mm headphone jack is not the best source, not to mention all the digital processing is done by an undoubtedly budget DAC chip. It just doesn't make sense.
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Pfff, you mean your phones don't have an optical out?
    
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Yeah it does, see that big thing on the top?

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