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Can someone explain Bit reservoir for me?
djchristian
post Jan 29 2013, 17:04
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I try to struggle to understand what this does. I am relatively new on this area

http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Bit_reservoir

What does it do really? Does FLAC have Bit reservoir too?

Thanks in advance!
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ThomasG3rd
post Apr 29 2013, 03:03
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I've seen lots of post about using bit reservoir, and some say to use it, but does it actually degrade from the orginal source. I understand that MP3 is already lossy, and I am trying to get best quality that I can. I have posted a topic on this earlier and have got lots of help. I am messing around with Foobar but there isnt a bit reservoir option with V0 VBR. Question is use BR when using a VBR? Is there a difference if this is left off? I noticed it makes the VBR's lower on average depending on music. Metal seems to cut abr by about 15 where in jazz and rock seem to cut it by 20-even 30. Smaller doesnt always worse, espically since VBR's are supposed to be better then CBR's at a lower bitrate. So use it or not????
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