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What defines loudness of mp3 in a file?

Let’s take a CD audio audio stream. It is a stream of 16 bits samples : in an other word, a stream of numbers between -32768 and +32767. On audacity, each number is matched with a number between -1 ...
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Why is this audio obfuscation algorithm not working?

The process you are using is not going to work, as you have a one-to-one mapping of input to output. Any time you do that, patterns exist that relate to the original. This type of algorithm has been ...
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Is analog or digitally stored audio better sounding?

If you store at high enough sampling rate / bitrate and bit depth, digital storage will be better, because it does not degrade. Every form of analogue storage degrades over time, whether played or not,...
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Is analog or digitally stored audio better sounding?

From a sound design point of view, digital recordings are a lot easier to edit and this opens up a world of possibilities for us. For example, editing in a DAW can be done pretty much visually but ...
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Is the quality of a DAC related to software implementation?

The ADC (Analog-to-digital converter) and the DAC (Digital-to-analog converter are the gateways between the real analog world of electrons and the digital binary world; While it is possible that some ...
Michael Hansen Buur's user avatar
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Is the quality of a DAC related to software implementation?

Your title question is different to the main question you ask in the body of your post, so you may want to change it a little! However, in response to your main question:- DACs, whether external ...
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Receiving sound from a startech 7.1 usb external sound card with spdif digital audio drivers

The problem seems to be that you have connected a balanced mono output(XLR) to an unbalanced stereo input(3.5mm stereo jack). You need a sound card that accepts two balanced line-level inputs(XLR or ...
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Macbook's DAC vs external / in-speaker DAC

I have a 2008 Macbook hooked up via headphone jack to my McIntosh receiver. The sound is incredible (this is also true for my 2004 Dell laptop). I have a much newer HP laptop that puts out terrible ...
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