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SoundCloud rejects claims of reduced sound quality on its streams

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SoundCloud is still the place to be for budding and established music makers, and it’s fair enough that they won’t budge on sound quality.

Since Wednesday, the company has been on the receiving end of users bemused and angry over a purported change to the format it streams music in. 

It’s apparently switched from 128 kbps MP3 to 64 kbps Opus, an open source format developed by the Xiph.Org Foundation, leading to headlines and tweets about it “halving” its sound quality.

According to its developers, Opus seeks to meet or surpass the audio quality of MP3 and other proprietary codecs like AAC, especially at lower bitrates.  Read more…

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