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I'm not sure why but this went privately to Joe Salerno when I hit 
the "Reply" tab. It was meant for the list.

Holiday cheers!

Corey
Corey Bailey Audio Engineering


>Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 10:10:33 -0800
>To: [log in to unmask]
>From: Corey Bailey <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] What's the best Windows app for playing 
>24-bit FLAC files?
>
>Hi All,
>
>The Windoze media player codec is unable to read 24 bit audio files 
>of any type at least up through XP. I'm not sure about Vista or 
>Win-7. For those of us that still use XP, Windoze Media Player won't 
>even play a DVD unless you buy a $20.00 plug in.
>
>If anyone else besides me finds that annoying, you can try the VLC 
>media player. It's free, plays everything and is available for all 
>operating systems:
>
>http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
>
>Holiday cheers!
>
>Corey
>Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
>
>At 07:57 AM 12/22/2009, you wrote:
>>I have had success reading FLACs with WinAmp, but do not know about 
>>the 24-bit issue.
>>
>>joe salerno
>>
>>
>>Tom Fine wrote:
>>>Subject says it all. Have been very unimpressed with FooBar. Would 
>>>be best if the software would set 24-bit automatically when it 
>>>sees a 24-bit file instead of down-converting to 16-bit unless 
>>>told not to. Computer's audio card is capable of 24-bit playback, 
>>>and opening and playing these files works fine in SoundForge 9. 
>>>Would prefer something Media Player-like to use for playback listening.
>>>-- Tom Fine