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Ditshcing AAC all together for ALAC on Mac/iOS devices - good idea?
Nubben
post Feb 10 2012, 13:41
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Hi All,

My current set-up of converting my CDs are dBpa -> AIFF/ALAC then XLD to True VBR AAC highest quality.

However, I see that ALAC file sizes are not that much different from these XLD-produced files so I am considering dumping AAC all together (apart from iTuens purchases of course) and use ALAC files in iTunes and any iOS device. Also, converting to AAC adds another conversion step and it would be very nice to just keep one original ripped file as it is and cut out the AACs.

Question is - how much of additional battery drain will ALAC files cause?

Does anyone have any experience with this?

Thanks!

Nubben
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brunoleiteb
post Feb 10 2012, 14:39
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I have Lamb of God's discography in ALAC playing in my ipod nano 5th, and I have seen no defference in the battery usage, doesn't seem to go empty any faster. Only problem is when you mix lossy and lossless files without adjusting the sound volume, you will make your ears bleed when using Shuffle mode.
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probedb
post Feb 10 2012, 16:22
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QUOTE (brunoleiteb @ Feb 10 2012, 13:39) *
I have Lamb of God's discography in ALAC playing in my ipod nano 5th, and I have seen no defference in the battery usage, doesn't seem to go empty any faster. Only problem is when you mix lossy and lossless files without adjusting the sound volume, you will make your ears bleed when using Shuffle mode.


That's nothing to do with the files it's to do with the volume of different songs, once you've applied Soundcheck it won't matter.
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