The most popular audio standard on the web Mp3
MP3 or MPEG -1 Audio Layer is an open standard to compress audio files about one twelfth of the disk space of the original audio track and providing the nearest sound quality to an original CD. This is the reason why it has become the standard scheme to compress music on the web or internet. Since the size of music files is reduced and availability of various free mp3 player software has made it easy to distribute music and other audio recordings online.
Advantages of MP3
1. Many digital audio formats have been developed by companies such as Microsoft, Lucent, and Yamaha which have restrictions on their technology that could be used by outside developers. But as of now MP3 has all the momentum to distribute music.
2. As there are no security features with Mp3 files, millions of these files are easily posted and passed around the web each day. These files are so small that these files could be easily downloaded or attached to an email while sending to any of your friends.
3. Another reason is our listening habits that force the people to use mp3. You can collect all your favorite songs,...