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Re: Suggestions for cd ripper...mp3 or wav?



On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 15:45:25 -0600,
  Robin Laing <Robin Laing drdc-rddc gc ca> wrote:
> 
> If you have the disk space, use wav as it provides a true copy of the 
> original.  Next use flac as it is a lossless format and provides a 
> decent way to backup your music without losing any quality.  You can 
> rebuild your CD's from the flac files.  Mp3's are a lossy format.  Ogg 
> is a lossy format.

You really should refer to this codec as Vorbis, not Ogg. Ogg containers
can be used with several audio (vorbis, flac and speex) and video (theora)
codecs. For more information see:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogg
or
http://www.xiph.org/ogg/


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