Creating Internet ContentWhat’s an MP3
- The term MP3 is short for "MPEG Audio Layer 3”
- MPEG : Moving Picture Experts Group
- MP3 is a standard for compressing audio files.
- Sound files can be reduced down to 1/12th
- MP3 still retains a high level of audio quality.
- Not all MP3 is the same (bitrate, VBR or CBR)
- Most common near-CD quality 128 kb/s
- Low quality can be in 24kb/s and not stereo
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