Draft: HOWTO convert audio file formats

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Re: Draft: HOWTO convert audio file formats

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:53 am

Sky90po wrote:Guys what are difference beetween pcm s16le and pcmu8 etc. If there is better quality in specific one, of few types of PCM please say which one is for what and what are the best.
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To answer your question briefly before locking this obsolete (2 years old) topic, s16le is 16 bit and pcmu8 is 8 bit. For more information see here on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WAV#WAV_fi ... s_compared
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