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My brother in law plays in a band. He called me asking about saving music as wave files compared to MP3s. I don't have a clue about them so could somebody tell me the difference and advantages to both in reguards to quality and memory used to store. He wants to make his own background and burn them to CDs then when he plays he can use the CDs as his background.
He bought a setup that plugs into his computer to mix the sound.
Any info welcome.
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Wav files are the songs on a regular audio CD. 1 song is ~40 MB. Mp3 files are compressed and require a decoder to play....on the computer, programs like winamp, realplayer, windows media player decode them...along with newer CD/DVD players. Mp3 files are ~ 4MB. Therefore, you can get 10 mp3 files in the same space as 1 wav file.
 

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Thanks for the information. Then the MP3s take up less room.
It there any quality difference between them?
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Mp3 files take 1/10 the space of wav files. There is no music degradation in the mp3 format.
 
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