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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using MP3 files?

Advantages and disadvantages of using MP3 files.

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The advantage of MP3 files is their size, which is about 1/10 the file size of data CDs. However, the rich bass and the high frequency audio quality may deteriorate during the encoding (ripping) process. This poor audio quality might not be realized with portable players but the AZ series Mini HiFi system detects such MP3 sound quality easily.