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It depends what method is used. If it's simply played back 'faster' without actually changing the data, then of course there is no lasting damage. This would be how a simple sampler would ordinarily do it, by changing the speed, ie data rate, of the playback. If you resample so the same amount of audio plays back in half the time at the same sample rate - ...


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Depends what you mean by 'listening quality'. The earbuds and the studio monitor cans are likely to be of different 'impedance' which will mean that for a set unit output level from the computer, the sound pressure level generated by the diaphragms in the earbuds and studio monitors will be different. You may experience a slight reduction in overall volume ...


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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 sound through its headphone jack. Thus I purchased the dragonfly 1.5 and now it sounds fantastic. Then I put dragonfly on my 2008 Macbook. I would defy ...


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I'm struggling with this issue now, as well. The one downside to Flac, that I can see, is that it doesn't support media cues. One benefit to recording in Wav is that I can record a lot of audio at one time -- say, an hour -- and then Go back and mark where different things happen in the recording. There are DJ programs that will add 'hotcues' to sections ...


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