[FFmpeg-user] flac format

drwho drwho at infidigm.net
Fri Sep 1 16:20:29 EEST 2017

On 2017-09-01 08:54 AM, PaulYurt wrote:
> Rodolfo,
> CD audio is encoded 16 bit WAV. If you do a clean read of the CD data to computer files, you will have very close to a copy of the original audio WAV file (plus error corrections).
I recommend CD paranoia <https://xiph.org/paranoia/> for the highest 
quality CD ripping. Our $2000 CD Player 
uses CD paranoia.
> If you convert the WAV to an other format you will have an approximation of the original data with the limitations of the codec of choice. FLAC claims to be lossless and offering about 50% storage savings.
FLAC is lossless.


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