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argh US only ):
US Proxy ftw.
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Ah released just as Spotify rolled out their limits.
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When they say 20,000 songs what does that mean? Is that assuming 20,000 3 minute long mp3 files? The difference between 20,000 mp3s and 20,000 flacs is monumental.
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When they say 20,000 songs what does that mean? Is that assuming 20,000 3 minute long mp3 files? The difference between 20,000 mp3s and 20,000 flacs is monumental.
20,000 as separate file count, hopefully.
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I would be surprised if they accepted loss less formats.

I'd need nonsense amounts of storage to archive everything to FLAC, and the amount of streaming I'd need to do to listen to as much music as I usually do would be absurd. I think most people have collections of low bitrate MP3.
This is OCN. We're not most people.

I wouldn't put my whole library up there, just most of what I want to listen to, or switch stuff out. It's a little redundant to have both a FLAC library and a VBR MP3 library, simply so I can stream the latter. If it transcodes to a lower bitrate, no worries because the fidelity of my phone > car head unit isn't the same as home theater/computer. I already use Amazon's cloud and like the convenience of only having to upload something to one more place, so I look forward to trying this out.
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When they say 20,000 songs what does that mean? Is that assuming 20,000 3 minute long mp3 files? The difference between 20,000 mp3s and 20,000 flacs is monumental.
20k songs regardless of length or bitrate is what I'm reading.
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Too bad it's US only. I'd be all over it.
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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?
lol... 3TB hard drives are $140 though. 4 of them is plenty...
post #59 of 76
Hello everyone.

I can confirm that the upload limit IS 20,000 songs. Here is a screenshot of my Music Beta.
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I signed up like a week ago and I'm still waiting to see if I got in.
    
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