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Once you Go FLAC you can Never go Back!

post #1 of 72
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As the title says !

Anyone listening to MP3s should really listen to a loseless quality song and if you cant tell the difference well i dunno bad ears ? lol

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Absolutely agree. After listening to 1000 kbps+ FLAC files running ASIO through my Bluegears b-Enspirer, both on my headphones and through my roommate's Home Theater system, and comparign it to him playing MP3 files with his onboard sound, I truly appreciate all of the money and effort I put into this audiphile thing last summer. Lossless compression is definitely the way to go if you want to hear the music the way it was meant to be heard, no doubt.
    
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Add me to the list of FLAC fans.. I've been putting my Cubase material out to Flac for a while now... sounds lovely
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I don't think that I'll try using FLAC or other lossless audio. I fear that I may like it too much and end up becoming an audiophile, spending 1000's on equipment. For the moment I very much enjoy my £25 5.1 surround setup
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I don't think that I'll try using FLAC or other lossless audio. I fear that I may like it too much and end up becoming an audiophile, spending 1000's on equipment. For the moment I very much enjoy my £25 5.1 surround setup
ahahahah yea thats the problem
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Hmmm, how would one self acquire a FLAC file?

Can it be done by ripping it off a CD? If so what kind of free software does it?

I shall rip my Tool album to FLAC and give it a whirl.
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Hmmm, how would one self acquire a FLAC file?

Can it be done by ripping it off a CD? If so what kind of free software does it?

I shall rip my Tool album to FLAC and give it a whirl.
Yea Foobar can do it

FLAC= Free Loseless Audio Codec

http://flac.sourceforge.net/download.html

Install the Codec and then use foobar to rip ure CDs into FLAC.
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WMP can also rip to lossless I believe.
    
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post #10 of 72
Or, use Exact Audio Copy (EAC) and follow Duckydude's guide to ripping them. Trust me, it's worth the extra effort.

WMP rips to WAV files, I believe, which are quite larger, since there's almost no compression. FLAC is just lossless comrpession.
Edited by pow3rtr1p - 6/8/08 at 8:56am
    
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