the only PCM Standard that I know is .wav which for Microsoft 41000 to be
play back on any device. If you stay with 96kHz/32-bit file you are limiting
yourself to very few players other than the machine you create them on , it
would be better to pick the right dither and convert to 24bit/16bit 41000 I
have been told that triangle is a good compromise .
THANKYOU DAVE M
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernard" <bdebreil@...>
To: "Discussion list for Audacity users"
Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2011 2:05 AM
Subject: Re: [Audacity-users] converting WAV into WAV DTS
> Lin Sprague wrote:
>> On 25 May 2011 at 19:52, Bernard wrote:
>>> Downgrading those audio files into PCM standard did not give very
>>> good results.
>> Not sure what you mean by "PCM standard". If you really mean redbook or
>> CD-quality format, I'd be curious about how you converted your files.
>> The audible difference between 96kHz/32-bit and 44.1kHz/16-bit is not
>> all that great. If your conversion made the files unlistenable, I'd say
>> something went very wrong.
> No, this is not unlistenable. At first impression, it sounds OK. Then,
> if you listen next the 96kHz/32-bit file, you find it significantly
> better, and, last of all, when you listen to the old vinyl, it is better
> yet. I would have hard time to describe the difference in written words.
> I would say that sounds are more detailled, more distinct from one
> another in 96kHz/32-bit than in 44.1/16. The files were converted using
> 'audacity 1.3.5 beta' under Debian Lenny. I have used the "normalizing"
> process with good quality dithering, but I first tested other options ;
> since it was done last year, I can't remember all of the details.
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