Play m4a files on Windows 7

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sat Aug 13 17:40:18 EDT 2016

On 8/13/2016 3:52 PM, Peter Bogdanoff wrote:
> I agree with Scott about the “difference in quality” issue. Probably
> the only way people would notice a difference in audio quality would
> be to play the files side-by-side. Even then it would be difficult
> because of the relatively low quality of playback
> speakers/headphones. I’ve tried it with groups of people. And people
> really only notice bad audio when it is actually bad, not when it is
> just not as good as pristine.
> And there definitely are batch converters (free and $).
> But getting some audio people to believe this may be difficult. They
> can be a stubborn lot, especially if they come from the days of tape
> recording when moving analog audio around really could audibly
> degrade it.

That's it in a nutshell. But there's also the more legitimate issue that 
a high-quality mp3 file is going to be larger than the equivalent m4a. 
With the number of users they have repeatedly streaming the files, it'll 
cost them.

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