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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 13:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Why most of people (90%) upload concerts in mp3 format? I hate mp3...

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 13:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There are 2 simple reasons for that:

1: They don't want to take the time to upload 600MB FLAC format concerts.

2: People are requesting (or whining) about putting the concerts up in MP3 format cus:

- 1 - They say they can't use torrents.
- 2 - They don't want to take much time to download.

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 13:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OTHER REASON:
3- SLOW INTERNET CONECTION.

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 13:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I see...thanks for quick reply.

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 13:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mp3 is shit

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 13:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

or just decode the mp3 into flac...
easy...

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 13:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Convert mp3 to FLAC has no sense.

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 14:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

poshoklo wrote:

or just decode the mp3 into flac...
easy...


A turd wrapped in gold is still a turd - can't see why you do this, it's a waste of time

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 14:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nice to see the flac v mp3 arguement back - not seen it for a few days ;-)

They are like gravy and custard - both lovely but depends what you are having with them.

If I'm having chips I prefer gravy - if I'm having apple pie I prefer custard

If I'm listening on a decent music system I prefer flac - if I'm listening on my iPod I prefer mp3

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 14:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

kyassor wrote:

poshoklo wrote:

or just decode the mp3 into flac...
easy...


A turd wrapped in gold is still a turd - can't see why you do this, it's a waste of time

Exactly.

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 14:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This of course might turn into a discussion again but I still can't hear no difference between a 320 kbps mp3 file and a FLAC file.

So that's a reason for me to like mp3 just as much.

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 14:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

One easy consideration ... bandwidth limitations.
I am curious enough to want to hear some things I've heard about. However, due to bandwidth considerations, I prefer MP3 files. When I have something worth sharing it will be in a bandwidth friendly format. If not for that and for those with slow connections, I think we would all prefer the higher quality format.


BTW to all who have shared music which I've downloaded a HUGE Thank You

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 14:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

[Jay] wrote:

This of course might turn into a discussion again but I still can't hear no difference between a 320 kbps mp3 file and a FLAC file.

So that's a reason for me to like mp3 just as much.

Yes, but a lot of concerts uploaded here have 128 kbps.

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 15:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

if you don't like mp3 then go flac yourselves

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 16:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<b><font color = "crimson">ThomasQuinn wrote:

taylorgaga (Begg) wrote:

shes a poet and didnt know it! :P

i hate flac, iv always got to convert my flacs to mp3 to get em onto a CD! one i can listen to!


If that's the fact, you must be an utter retard. You can just download a plugin to burn FLAC to cd! The fucking plugins are about 50kb!


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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 17:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Begg,

If you're using Nero, go to
http://neroplugins.cd-rw.org/
and download the Flac plug-in.

It gives you details of where to extract the plug-in to depending on the version of Nero you're using.

It allows you to burn Flac files to Audio CD and play them in Nero media player.

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 17:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

kyassor wrote:

poshoklo wrote:

or just decode the mp3 into flac...
easy...


A turd wrapped in gold is still a turd - can't see why you do this, it's a waste of time


eh???? that's almost copyright theft...you've almost got my sig there


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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 17:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<B><font color=#ff7f00>Brenski</B> wrote:

kyassor wrote:

poshoklo wrote:

or just decode the mp3 into flac...
easy...


A turd wrapped in gold is still a turd - can't see why you do this, it's a waste of time


eh???? that's almost copyright theft...you've almost got my sig there


Sue me then - and then the people I nicked it from years ago will sue you :-)

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 17:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

taylorgaga (Begg) wrote:

i hate flac, iv always got to convert my flacs to mp3 to get em onto a CD! one i can listen to!


I copy my flac version on to a cd so I have the higher quality version to keep and then convert them to mp3s for my iPod - if you are only copying on to a cd then why convert to mp3 first ? Possibly it could be your lack of knowledge that is stopping you, not anything to do with flac ?

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Posted: 02 Jun 05, 19:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I add this again because it might be helpful...

*** Quote ***

An audio CD is digitally recorded at 44100 samples per second, each sample is given a 16 bit resolution. So when multiplying both number we get that each second of music of a (mono) track takes 705600 bits. If you multiply this by 2 (the number of channels in a stereo recording) you get 1411200 bits of information for one second of a stereo music track.
If you divide this by a typical encoding quality use d to create mp3 (128000 bits per second) you get:

1411200:128000 = 11,025

That means that each second of a stereo track in a n audio CD takes, approximately, eleven times more space in your hard disk than the corresponding mp3 (if it has been enconded @ 128kbps.) This compression is achieved at the cost of the attenuation of many of the frequencies that the human ear is not likely to hear. That´s why mp3 encoding is "lossy". Once you made that change you can´t take it back. Flac, on the contrary, is not lossy. When you uncompress a FLAC file, you get a wav file with each and every frequency of the original sound file which was compressed to make the FLAC file.

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The text before explains the difference in quality between the flac and the mp3 formats. Of course, if the frequencies contained in the flac file are in such a narrow band so that the mp3 file made from it contains that frequency band almost unaltered, differences will not be noticed by an untrained ear. In general, even those sounds that seem very acute to us correspond to a frequency that´s well below the ear´s hearing limit and the mp3 file might get most of the frequencies almost unaltered.

The bandwidth issue for transmiting through internet is, of course, important. If you don´t believe me, check out the format and bitrate any online radio uses.

Well, this is a nice topic for discussion. Anyone who knows about this be kind to share your knowledge.

Roblov.