Creating a great-sounding MP3


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Creating a great-sounding MP3

Encoding an MP3 of your song may seem easy, but it requires a bit of thought to make it sound great as well as some knowledge and occasionally some experimentation. Here are some tips to get you started in the right direction so you won't have to try every possible parameter combination. Remember, though, that the settings that might work on one particular song or type of music might not work on another. If you want the best sounding MP3s possible, follow these tips. Start with the highest quality audio file possible. Lossy Data Compression like MP3 makes the quality of the master mix more of an issue.

That's because high quality audio will be damaged much less when using this type of MP3 encoding than low-quality source audio will. Therefore, it's vitally important that you start with the best quality audio possible, which means the highest sample rate and the most bits. That means it sometime is better to start with a 24-bit master or make the MP3 while you're exporting your mix, ...

Creating a great-sounding MP3
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Creating a great-sounding MP3 provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mastering Techniques

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Audio + Music
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iTunes Pro Tools
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