Timeline of Audio Formats

Timeline Of Audio Formats

An audio format is a medium for storing sound and music. The term is applied to both the physical recording media and the recording formats of the audio content – in computer science it is often limited to the audio file format, but its wider use usually refers to the physical method used to store the data.

Music is recorded and distributed using a variety of audio formats, some of which store additional information.

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Timeline Of Audio Formats - Timeline of Audio Format Developments
... Year Media formats Recording formats 1877 Phonograph cylinder Mechanical analog "hill-and-dale" grooves, vertical stylus motion 1883 Music roll Mechanical digital (automated. 1975 Betamax Digital Audio Digital ... Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) 1985 Digital ...