We’ve all heard digital music, haven’t we? And that means you’ve probably heard of “bitrate” or came across files that have “kbps” at the end. The thing is… what does this mean? What hell Bitrate is Well, we are here to help you.
In the simplest terms, bitrate is an expression of the amount of data that a file produces every second.
For example, you might see something like “320kbps”. It literally means 320 kilobytes per second, which is how much data it is generating. To make things easier, we’ve put it into a simple image for you:
At 128kbps, you’ll hear trebly registers (such as hi-hats) sounding a bit tart. But the higher the bitrate of a lossy file, the less difference you hear from non-compressed.
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Although we do everything before we go. A bitrate is an expression of how much data an audio file produces per second. And, the higher the bitrate, the higher the quality of the music – up to a point.
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Published on 15 March 2021 – 09:31 UTC