Rumored: Apple Lossless Songs on iTunes?
This would be interesting: Songs sold on the iTunes Music Store in Apple Lossless format. As anyone who's into downloading FLAC, SHN and WAV files can tell you, lossless formats sound better than "lossy" formats like AAC and MP3. But they take up more space and as such take longer to download. Now an interesting rumor over at AppleInsider suggests that something around Apple Lossless format is happening. The big clue in all this is a new version of iTunes Producer that allows music to be encoded directly into Apple Lossless format. Though the format doesn't currently work with Fairplay, Apples digital rights management technology I don't see how that couldn't change.
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