On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 05:24:12PM +0100, Stephen Shirley wrote:
> > dual channel. Does anyone know what joint stereo or dual channel mean in the
> > context of an MP3 file ?
> Well joint-stereo is based on the property of the human ear that means we
> can't distinguish where a low-freq sound is coming from. It works by
> combining the left and right channels below a certain freq to save space.
> I would assume the dual channel refers to a non-joint-stereo file.
Yeah, basically it only stereo seperates the sound when necessary.
However, "stereo" and "dual-channel" are two seperate format types, I
wonder what the distinction there is?
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