Universal Audio Converter – Updated

I have just updated the Absolutely Baching Universal Audio Converter (AUAC), bumping it to version 2.06.

This release adds quite a significant new feature: DSF is now accepted as an input format.

DSF is the ‘native’ format in which Super Audio CDs (SACDs) are encoded. Not a lot of music playback software knows how to play files encoded in DSF, so the need to convert them into FLAC is pretty important. AUAC can now do that. As it does so, it outputs 88.2KHz, 24-bit FLAC files (i.e.,

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Birthday Presents

It soon being my birthday (and Christmas having just been and gone), it seemed appropriate to buy myself some presents.

The results are as you see them on the left (which you can click on, to make bigger), which encapsulates the current state of my study’s approach to things audio-visual.

We may skip over the small collection of deco glass vases and paperweights, which became something of an obsession during lockdown, and which is only one of three collections in my study. We can also

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