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Converting a higher than 48k .wav file to .mp3

Quick question: When using Foobar's built in convert function and LAME encoder, I am often encoding my 24/96 client masters to 320 kbps .mp3 for refs. When I do this, it spits out 48k .mp3s. I understand the MP3 standard doesn't allow sample rates higher than 48k, so the question is, WHAT is doing the sample rate conversion from 96 to 48k? The LAME encoder? Foobar itself? Windows? Just wondering if I ought to do my own high quality SRC before MP3 encoding for "best practise" results.

Re: Converting a higher than 48k .wav file to .mp3

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The LAME encoder uses its own resampler.