Ripping CDs. mp3 or AAC?

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  1. utternutter

    utternutter New Member

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    I'm looking to rip my CDs to a lossy format. Will go for either mp3 at 192kbps or AAC at 160kbps. Suggestions?

    Compatibility is the main issue for me. I'd obviously want it to play on my iPod but also on other devices that I have now and may get later.

    Which would you recommend? mp3 is more universal, but do most devices support AAC these days?
  2. theiThemer

    theiThemer Active Member

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    It really makes no difference.
    You can load either MP3 or AAC files into your iTunes library.

    If you do it in MP3, you can import it into your iTunes library, and (from iTunes), you can convert it to AAC.
    So my advice would be to go with MP3 and if you want it AAC, iTunes can convert it FOR you.

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