Author Topic: A Way of Showing Output Bit Depth of Lossy Compressed Files  (Read 132 times)


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I added the following option under Now Playing under settings scroll in player as:

<Artist> - <Title>, <Bit Depth>-bit audio <Bitrate> bitrate

This allows me to instantly see the artist, track, bit rate and whether the particular track is 16-bit or 24-bit audio.  This works fine for lossless files.  However, for any lossy file <Bit Depth> is always blank.  Both MP3 and OGG files are currently in my library showing this.  I understand why there is no associated bit depth to show for compressed files.  However, the software does output these files in a specific bit depth.  Most likely they are being output to 16-bit PCM audio, since neither MP3 nor OGG support PCM conversion to 24-bit output.

This request is to add a new tag that shows the bit depth of the audio we hear.  I can then use this new tag and see all bit depth of what I am currently hearing.  For example, <Output Bit Depth> that would always show 16 for MP3 and OGG files.