Which Do You Prefer: Physical Copy or Digital Album?

Akash Ks1

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I would prefer digitl as u know it can be streamed anywhere wid our mobiles or pads but physical cds require a cd player which can only be used on pcs laptops or media players ...
 

wilber1

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Only buy physical of release's of special favorites to save maybe about 3 a year other than that all digital I have about 150 cds stagnate in a cabinet all old and since release most have been remastered
 

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I prefer a physical copy, usually vinyl and preferably with a download card. There's something nice about seeing the artwork and touching the album. The conscience of digital is great, but it just seems so impersonal
 

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I prefer digital albums, I can take them everywhere with me across devices and I don't have to worry about dusting off their cases later.

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Digital all the way. I honestly don't remember the last piece of physical media I purchased. There's always a risk that physical copies will get damaged or lost. My digital movies, shows, and music are always exactly where I need them to be.
 

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Ugh.......I was just reminded now how I've neglected my digital media player. I just ripped my newest CD's into .wav setup with my EQ settings through my Shure SE-315's and I can't believe how much better this album is. It's even better than it was before when I called it the best of 2016. And I'm not even listening at full potential, I require deeper pockets for that experience.
 

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Digital. You can have it recorded in any physical medium if you want to. Plus the versatility of having the files in all your devices.
 

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Physical album (vinyl or CD) for me. I can always digitize any/all songs I want to have on my devices, and they always sound noticeably better (more details, more crispness) when I listen to them (I digitize them at a higher bitrate than is typically available purchasing them from iTunes, etc.). I can definitely tell the difference, even if the physical tracks may not be lossless per se.
 

Laura Knotek

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Physical CDs are my second preference. My first preference is actually vinyl, since I like the warm sound.

If I do buy digital music, then I choose FLAC, rather than mp3, since I like hi-fi sound. I use a DAC and Sony MDR-7506 headphones.
 

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Physical CDs are my second preference. My first preference is actually vinyl, since I like the warm sound.

If I do buy digital music, then I choose FLAC, rather than mp3, since I like hi-fi sound. I use a DAC and Sony MDR-7506 headphones.

CD's are your friend then, for hi-fi digital. FLAC and ALAC are lossless, though they still are compressed. WAV is lossless and completely uncompressed. I still haven't ripped my CD's again for WAV, it's just a time consuming project, then I have to convert and make new files for my phone.
 

Laura Knotek

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CD's are your friend then, for hi-fi digital. FLAC and ALAC are lossless, though they still are compressed. WAV is lossless and completely uncompressed. I still haven't ripped my CD's again for WAV, it's just a time consuming project, then I have to convert and make new files for my phone.
I have ripped CDs to WAV and FLAC. However, I have Android, which plays those files.
 

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For physical storage reasons I had to switch to digital. Plus the only CD player that actually works is my car's. Not the best, but anyway. I pay for my Spotify premium subscription and made peace with the world. I stream most of my music nowadays.
 

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