[mythtv-users] Can MythMusic use iTunes mp3s??
email2jamez at dslextreme.com
Sun Feb 8 17:54:55 EST 2004
Chris Petersen wrote:
>>I don't think that iTunes uses mp3.
>>I'm 90% sure they use a different format
>>called AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) aka .mp4
>>which offers much better quality for roughly
>>the same file size. They also have DRM
>>protection in them(when you download from iTMS)
>>and I am pretty sure they will not play on
>>anything but the PC authorized to play them,
>>a CD you burned through iTunes, or through an
>iTunes can encode mp3 instead of aac if you tell it to. And as far as I
>know, the DRM only affects iTunes itself - I've heard of people playing
>iTunes-encoded/purchased aac files in faad2 under linux.
Besides, iTunes allows you to burn CD's from your music, correct? If it
does, then you could always take the long road and burn audio cd's, then
re-rip them :) I subscribe to the theory that if you can see it, and
you can hear it, then it can be copied ;)
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