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Old 18 May 2009, 10:33   #21
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Eh?? Am I missing something?

I thought (pretty sure) bitrate refers to the amount of data per second COMPRESSED?

Hence flac = smaller than wav = lower bitrate.


It cannot possibly refer to the amount of data per second uncompressed, cos EVERYTHING has the same value, 16-bit * 44.1KHz (or 48KHz) * 2 channels = 1411.2 (1536) KBit

Last edited by alexh; 19 May 2009 at 08:10. Reason: 44.1KHz, not 44.4KHz
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