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Tidal’s hi-res MQA tune library crosses the 1 million mark

Tidal has all the time had an even quantity of hi-resolution audio tracks however, beginning as of late, the provider’s library of studio-quality tune now numbers within the tens of millions, because of its rising library of MQA (Grasp High quality Authenticated) tracks.

In case you’ve by no means heard of the structure prior to, MQA is an audio codec evolved by way of Meridian Audio that helps studio-quality audio (96 kHz/24 bit). That’s just a little higher than the provider’s CD-quality tracks at the provider, that have been a bedrock for the provider when it introduced in 2015, however crowned out at 44.1 kHz/16 bit. 

Tidal began including MQA audio beginning again in January 2017 and, since then, the choice of tracks has grown from round 30,000 to greater than 1 million.

That stated, if you need to try the large catalog of tune for your self, you’ll wish to be a Tidal HiFi subscriber and use Tidal’s desktop app … which disqualifies other people who’re used to the usage of Tidal’s mobile app or those that like paying not up to $20/£20 a month for his or her tune streaming provider.

If you’ll abdomen the fee and do not thoughts sitting at your PC or pc whilst streaming your tune, on the other hand, Tidal’s huge MQA library must be offering a lovely compelling explanation why to after all decide to that pricey HiFi plan.