[Chugalug] Does anyone know if linux supports the DSD sound format?

Robert A. Kelly III bluethegrappler at gmail.com
Sun Nov 10 17:42:39 UTC 2013


On 11/08/2013 09:23 PM, Rod wrote:
> Direct Stream Digital sounds very interesting.
> http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2013/09/11/219727031/what-does-a-song-that-costs-5-sound-like

To answer the original question, yes, you can play DSF and DFF files on
Linux. However, if you don't have dedicated DSD hardware, they get
converted to PCM. It is my understanding that MPD supports these formats.



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