The Layman’s MP3 Guide: Installment 2
By Greg McLaughlin
Welcome to the second installment of the Layman’s MP3 guide. This
Why is compression needed?
The primary purposes of using compression in music files are to save
Suppose you want to store and distribute your latest song without using
What Options are available to reduce file-size?
There are three common ways of reducing file size, and the term “compression”
From this chart two important observations can be made:
It is therefore no surprise that many parties ranging from Internet news
So What Exactly is an MP3?
Mp3 is actually a shortened term for the output created by MPEG 1 Audio
Using quantization (specifically with Huffman coding) and nested iteration
What determines the size and quality of an MP3?
The size and quality of an MP3 file is affected by several factors, some
Putting this to work in CDex
Most of the factors mentioned thus far (and more) can be manipulated
As most net-savvy folks know, MP3 is not the only kid on the block when