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Noise Shaping

Discussion in 'Audio Terms' started by audiokid, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    A system developed to compensate for the quantization errors that are introduced into digital audio files when reducing the bit rate of the data, such as when preparing audio for CD duplication. A certain amount of noise is added to the audio data, which helps to smooth the errors. In which part of the audio spectrum this noise resides varies from one developer to another.

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