What is high-definition audio?
High-Resolution Audio, also known as high-definition audio or HD audio, refers to a collection of digital processes and formats that allow the encoding and playback of music using higher sampling rates than the standards used in CDs. Our HD Audio Store offers a selection of high quality music downloads in FLAC format for audiophiles who demand the best sounding quality.
What is FLAC-file format?
A .FLAC file is a file which contains audio samples compressed with the FLAC audio encoding algorithm, which is a very good, open source, lossless, audio codec.
How to listen to FLAC-files purchased on Oclassica website?
There are a number of iOS and Android apps which support FLAC-file format and high-resolution audio so you can enjoy high-quality sound on you mobile device. There are a large number of various devices supporting the FLAC format and high-resolution audio. Here is a list of brands that offer devices supporting the FLAC format: https://xiph.org/flac/links.html
What apps support FLAC format?
Where are a plenty choice of apps for mobile devices and computers that support FLAC format. Check your App Store on iOS and Mac OS or Google Play Market for Android devices.
Here is a list of apps we like:
iOS: VOX Player, FLAC Player, FLAC Player+ Mac OS: VOX Player, VLC media player
Is it possible to burn audio CD from FLAC-files?
Software: Fluke + Burn (Tip: Install Fluke first and then use Burn), Any Musics To CD, Nero, AnyBurn, CDBurnerXP.
Other resourcesDigital Music Basics
Bowers & Wilkins Blog: Why PCs are becoming the audiophile's choice