ahsoftware at sonic.net
Sun Apr 12 14:32:00 EDT 2020
On 4/12/20 11:07 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote:
> "Just for fun" I exported a sound file as WAV, AIFF and MP3 using Audacity"
> WAV 36.9 MB
> AIFF 36.9 MB
> MP3 4.4 MB
> which means that WAV and AIFF stink about 9 times more than MP3
For the record, mp3 is a lossy format while WAV and AIFF are lossless.
And your file size will depend on the bitness of the compaction.
> NWO: as Audacity is Open Source: https://www.audacityteam.org/
> and can import, read and export sound files in MP3 format . . .
The mp3 format used to be "protected" by patent licensing but was set
free a few years ago, so is now available for general use.
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