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talbain
2008-02-27, 12:03
original sb. what are the best file type settings for listening losslessly to apple lossless files? i'm getting confused by the various transcoding options and i'm afraid i may be losing something in the translation...

EnochLight
2008-02-29, 13:50
original sb. what are the best file type settings for listening losslessly to apple lossless files? i'm getting confused by the various transcoding options and i'm afraid i may be losing something in the translation...

I have mine set to WAV => alac, but you can use FLAC => alac/flac as well. They sound identical to my ears.

Just avoid MP3 => alac/lame as streaming a file that's Apple Lossless in a lossy format (MP3) kind of defeats the purpose of using Apple Lossless. ;-)