Is High-resolution audio even worth it?

High-resolution audio lets you hear music without the compression

The Calgary Herald writes: The MP3 revolution, and to a certain extent the iPod, ushered in a fast food-like era for music consumption. MP3s offered an all-you-can-eat buffet that's been about variety and quantity. This continues today with streaming music services and Internet radio. High-resolution audio (HRA) represents the fine-dining counterpunch to compressed audio. It features quality over quantity and makes it possible to hear music as it was intended to be enjoyed, with no compression. HRA is all about the amount of data contained in the music file. With uncompressed or highresolution audio, the amount of data increases exponentially, so there's way more quality to the music. CD-quality music files are 16-bit/44.1kHz. The proposed HRA standards roam at ..........

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