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Discussion in 'Recording' started by ENW, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. ENW

    ENW Guest

    Hello all,

    My CD was tracked at home (Protools LE) then mixed & mastered at a local commercial facility.

    I want to self-produce MP3's (from the CD) using Portools LE. I intend to import the 16-bit AIFF files from the CD into Protools, then bounce them down as MP3's. The importing process should convert the 16-bit AIFF files into 24-bit WAV files for use in Protools. I understand that the conversion isn't the best option but it is what I have readily available.

    The final destination of these MP3's will be for use in production libraries where I will not know if they intend to do any futher processing to the files.

    As I understand it, any time we go down from 24-bit to anything lower, we dither.

    I have...
    Power Dither.
    Waves IDR Dither.
    Digirack Dither (from Protools).

    Any suggestions for choice of Dither or should I avoid Dithering all together in this situation?



    My degree is in music. Sometimes this recording stuff makes my head hurt.
  2. JoeH

    JoeH Well-Known Member

    Reading duplicate posts in multiple forums makes MY head hurt.
  3. bent

    bent No Bad Vibes! Well-Known Member

    I'll second that!

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