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    Linux User martinfromdublin's Avatar
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    Mini-disc to MP3

    Anyone know of a not too difficult way to convert music on a mini-disc to MP3 format without degrading the sound or picking up backround noise?

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    Well, MP3 a lossy music compression, so no, I don't think there's any way to convert the music without degrading the sound. If you're interested in lossless compression, check FLAC out (Free Lossless Audio Codec).
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    Mini-disc itself uses ATRAC, another lossy compression so it will never be the exactly lossless. If you want a "perfect copy" of the sound as it is now use FLAC. However, if you pick a bit rate mp3 of ogg if you won't hear that much difference.
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