Which sample rate should be used when exporting mastered audio?
Example : I want to export my mastered electro track.
I work to two golden rules in this regard:
Native format in this sense means that if your project from your sequencer settings is 44.1Khz then the "native" rate for your project is also 44.1Khz, if it's for video this should be 48Khz.
What do I mean by avoiding interpolation?
Performing non equal calculations introduces interpolation meaning that the numbers are not equally devised. If I'm working on audio for a CD I'll often work at 88.2Khz so when the final master is made for 44.1Khz there is no interpolation going on since 88.2Khz is exactly twice 44.1Khz.
Poeple often ramp it right up to 96Khz for a CD job which is madness since you are going to have to interpolate at some point.
Pow-r is useful here but why introduce the problem in the first place?