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Finding the music format of the future

Discussion in 'General Marketing' started by rakib, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. rakib

    rakib New Member Webmaster

    The vast majority of songs on filesharing systems have been in the MP3 file format since Napster propelled the idea of digital music into the mass market in 1999. But that could change over the next decade. Files encoded in the newer and better AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) format could become more popular, as people start to share unprotected songs bought from Apple's market-leading iTunes Music Store.

    Also, support for MP3 could falter if the newly-merged Alcatel-Lucent telecoms giant can assert its claims to have (pricey) patent rights over the format.

    For full story visit at Finding the music format of the future : Mail & Guardian Online

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