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What lossy formats do you use on a *regular* basis?

AAC or HE-AAC v1,v2 (.m4a, .aac…)
[ 29 ] (20.1%)
LossyWAV + lossless (.lossy.flac, .lossy.wv, .lossy.tak…)
[ 5 ] (3.5%)
MP3 (.mp3)
[ 43 ] (29.9%)
Musepack (.mpc)
[ 6 ] (4.2%)
Ogg Vorbis (.ogg)
[ 12 ] (8.3%)
Opus (.opus)
[ 34 ] (23.6%)
AC-3/EAC-3 Dolby Digital
[ 1 ] (0.7%)
WMA Standard/Pro (.wma
[ 1 ] (0.7%)
[ 1 ] (0.7%)
AC-4 Dolby Digital
[ 0 ] (0%)
[ 0 ] (0%)
WavPack Lossy/Hybrid (.wv)
[ 4 ] (2.8%)
[ 0 ] (0%)
MPEG Surround
[ 0 ] (0%)
MPEG-H 3D Audio
[ 0 ] (0%)
[ 0 ] (0%)
[ 0 ] (0%)
ATRAC 1/3/3plus/9 (Sony)
[ 0 ] (0%)
[ 0 ] (0%)
Other lossy format
[ 0 ] (0%)
I don't really use any lossy codec on a regular basis
[ 8 ] (5.6%)

Total Members Voted: 144

Voting closed: 2019-12-31 18:39:11

Topic: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]  (Read 6925 times) previous topic - next topic
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Re: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]

Reply #25
It was a while since his last post. Well, there isn't much to see anyway.  Development of  most of audio encoders is finished.

Thanks anyway.

Listen to the music, not the media it's on.

Musepack --quality 6
Wavpack -hb4.55x5cvm

Re: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]

Reply #26
I chose mp3 (LAME 192 VBR for pop, 320 VBR for classical), because that's what my current rips are.  Yesterday I came across a post that got me thinking about re-ripping my CDs to Vorbis (q6), but I'm not sure it's worth the trouble.  I ripped a few albums and compared the mp3 to Vorbis, and I thought the mp3 sounded a bit harsher.  The Vorbis sounded a bit more refined, which I liked.

Re: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]

Reply #27
Thanks to foobar2000 on Android I use lossy WavePack (no correction files) more and more, but that's for my own CD and vinyl rips, the majority of my Bandcamp and similar downloads are still AAC.
WavPack 5.4.0 -b384hx6cmv / qaac64 2.71 -V 100

Re: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]

Reply #28
Wavpack lossy on android for the last six years , poweramp or foobar.
wavpack hybrid 256k -hx4

Re: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]

Reply #29
Opus - as it works very well with Chiptunes and any other kind of old computer music :)

Re: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]

Reply #30
Thank You guys for all votes. 

If somebody hasn't voted yet, please, feel free to do it.

As for lossless poll, I think there isn't much sense as FLAC has 80%+ of share in  2018 Format poll [LOSSLESS]

Re: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]

Reply #31
Yeah, still MP3. FhG AAC for multichannel and Opus for mobile devices.

Re: 2019 Format poll [Lossy Formats]

Reply #32
AAC (& some MP3) here for listening on the go, made from FLAC at home.
Also working with AC3 and DTS while messing with DVDs and BluRays.
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