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Ok. Dont worry. Your tests have helped me a lot. Now I know it is about kbps, not encoder.
Thanx again.
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Other Lossy Codecs / Re: WMA Pro vbr quality test
Last post by bennetng -
5/10 again. Glad to know it is the last one since I also don't want to test anymore.

Code: [Select]
foo_abx 2.0.2 report
foobar2000 v1.3.16
2017-07-24 23:15:31

File A: (07) [Decapitated] Pest.flac
SHA1: 2c7923401055ae0907c218718fd382be15d88951
File B: Decapitated - 07 - Pest.wma
SHA1: 36615f8710d975163cd0f1a26b6888172dabb0ce

Output:
WASAPI (push) : Speakers (Creative SB X-Fi), 24-bit
Crossfading: NO

23:15:31 : Test started.
23:20:28 : 00/01
23:20:55 : 01/02
23:21:31 : 02/03
23:22:05 : 02/04
23:22:44 : 03/05
23:23:06 : 03/06
23:23:40 : 04/07
23:23:54 : 04/08
23:24:19 : 04/09
23:24:29 : 05/10
23:24:29 : Test finished.

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Total: 5/10
Probability that you were guessing: 62.3%

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Vinyl / Re: WSJ asks Why Vinyls Boom Is Over
Last post by apastuszak -
No other format ever reached the massive dominance of the CD, though.

I feel like CD was the first format that was a huge improvement over what came before.  Tapes and 8-tracks were just a side step.  8-tracks let you take your music in your car.  Cassettes, when the Walkman came out, let you take your music with you on your person.

But CDs improved sound quality, didn't wear out, and eventually became portable.

No more needle drops.  No more pops and whistles.  No more rewinding.  No more flipping the album or tape over.  I really think Sony and Phillips got it right with CD.  The only thing it was missing at launch was portability.  The thing would skip like crazy if you jostled it.
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This is the final test, this one from polish Death Metal band "Decapitated".

https://mega.nz/#!5kUEESrI!HSMylAlZtlzTkqqz1qNU2Ecw8HQ4LC3wZcZfs50Qh7Y

Thanx again
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I heard about sound mods like Dolby digital plus etc., which maximize sound quality and so please suggest about those. Is it possible to install at a time two to three sound mods at a time.
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The second one is m4a with Fraunhofer FHG Winamp, level 5. This one is said to be transparent at that level.
On the other hand, I,m not sure wma 10 pro is not transparent (or at least, almost) with quality -90. I think has to be about kbps, not encoder.
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Vinyl / Re: WSJ asks Why Vinyls Boom Is Over
Last post by KozmoNaut -
No other format ever reached the massive dominance of the CD, though.
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Windows version of foobar2000 can playback Sid (C64) music files with the help of "SID decoder" component.

But Could u please add support for Sid (C64) music files in Android version of foobar2000 too?
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Other Lossy Codecs / Re: WMA Pro vbr quality test
Last post by bennetng -
Fail.

Code: [Select]
foo_abx 2.0.2 report
foobar2000 v1.3.16
2017-07-24 21:49:25

File A: 01.wav
SHA1: 52a0a1faaddcce5c6ed133685ffc6a6ec7cbc586
File B: 02.wav
SHA1: cc17e3313c0fbd2779d7f8d715353fdf4678a38b

Output:
WASAPI (push) : Speakers (Creative SB X-Fi), 24-bit
Crossfading: NO

21:49:25 : Test started.
21:54:43 : 00/01
21:55:40 : 00/02
21:56:09 : 01/03
21:57:01 : 02/04
21:57:32 : 02/05
21:58:27 : 03/06
21:59:05 : 03/07
21:59:27 : 04/08
22:01:51 : 05/09
22:02:09 : 05/10
22:02:09 : Test finished.

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Total: 5/10
Probability that you were guessing: 62.3%

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Thanx bennetng for your reply. So you easily could abx them. With the same settings (vbr +-192kbps), other encoders will produce 150-160 kbps average, so I dont know why wma 10 pro falls down with this track. Anyway is the same pattern in the whole album, 130-140 kbps.

I attached another file containing two files, but with different settings.

https://mega.nz/#!RoVhwBKA!LS7oH1wsS-Pt12s3PP8xWFkAYt0WKZb0J4UbtXwtZg0

Thanx again