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Re: ALAC issue with QT 2.0
Posted By: HopperDate: 7/12/11 10:58 a.m.

In Response To: ALAC issue with QT 2.0 (Godot)

: Flippant QT2.0 ALAC is 7.8 MBs and the bit rate is 802 kbps.
: Flippant QT2.5 ALAC is 4.9MBs and the bit rate is 510 kbps.

I think this simply means that the 2.5 music could be compressed better, giving a smaller ALAC file size. ALAC is lossless, but it uses compression like Zip or Stuffit files do. I used FFmpeg to create FLAC versions, with similar results (7.4 MB vs. 5.0 MB).

This result doesn't surprise me, since I hear more low-level noise in the 2.0 versions. I believe that noise is inherent in QuickTime 2.0, not an artifact of the conversion, so it's not your fault.

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ALAC issue with QT 2.0Godot 7/12/11 10:26 a.m.
     Re: ALAC issue with QT 2.0Hopper 7/12/11 10:58 a.m.
           Re: ALAC issue with QT 2.0Godot 7/12/11 12:12 p.m.
     Re: ALAC issue with QT 2.0treellama 7/12/11 11:01 a.m.
           Re: ALAC issue with QT 2.0Hippieman 7/12/11 11:46 a.m.
     Re: ALAC issue with QT 2.0fracai 7/12/11 2:12 p.m.

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