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  1. G

    Lossless streaming music content: who's in charge?

    After it was announced that Apple Music would be adding lossless streaming to entire catalog, I started to wonder: who's in charge of providing such content to the streaming platforms? Record labels? After much that has been said, asked, and explained about ripping CDs (and other formats) to...
  2. jim1174

    Does a Christmas story come with lossless audio

    I know the steel book has loosless audio but does the non steel book also have it ?
  3. Wes K

    Compressed vs Uncompressed Lossless

    Specifically looking at the Harry Potter blurays, the first 5 films have a 5.1 LPCM track at a fixed 5.8Mbps, but the last 3 films have either a TrueHD or DTS-HD MA track. Having just finished the 5th film and starting the 6th, I've been astonished by the increase in surround and LFE activity...
  4. Wes K

    Hear Difference? 5.1 vs 7.1

    Is there a noticeable difference between 5.1 and 7.1? Are movies exceedingly immersive with 7.1 versus 5.1? I have a 5.1 Onkyo that decodes lossless and I'm already blown away so is it worth the jump in price for 2 more surrounds?