Play m4a files on Windows 7

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Aug 13 18:11:14 EDT 2016


I'm sure you're right. I'll tell him, but he's got the final say.

On 8/13/2016 4:59 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:
> There's another factor to your advantage here, if the majority of your content is voice. Voice is WAY more forgiving of high compression than music, so I would say you're good choosing a different format rather than jumping through hoops trying to accommodate m4a.  Save yourself some headache.
>
> Regards,
>
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media UX/UI Design
>
>
>> On Aug 13, 2016, at 2:40 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
>>
>>> 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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