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How to find if a sound file is upscaled

by yazirarafath / October 14, 2012 5:57 AM PDT

Hi guys!

There are some guys who convert 128kbps mp3 to 320kbps and say it's Extreme or Insane. There are some who make DD AC3 files from mp3.

Is there anyway or any tool to find if a sound is upscaled?

Thanks!

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We have some for
by Ed Mead Forum moderator / October 14, 2012 10:43 AM PDT

We have some for Lossless, but none for mp3 that I could find. Your ears might be you best bet for telling. 128 will always sound like 128, no matter what you do to it.
http://www.walterdevos.be/how-to-check-quality-of-mp3-file
http://www.techsupportalert.com/How-to-find-out-the-actual-quality-of-an-audio-file

For lossless
auCDtect http://en.true-audio.com/AuCDtect_version_0.8_release_3
Tau Analyzer http://en.true-audio.com/Free_Downloads
Audiochecker http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Audio/Other-AUDIO-Tools/Audiochecker.shtml

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Excellent!
by yazirarafath / October 14, 2012 1:21 PM PDT
In reply to: We have some for

Thank you very much for the audio analyzing tools.

I found something for mp3.

Check this out!

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Thanks Ed.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 25, 2012 12:55 AM PDT
In reply to: We have some for

I love to be wrong on such questions.
Bob

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I'm going with no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2012 6:00 AM PDT

There is little need to repeat the long discussions on upscaling audio. So far no one admits it adds any quality but most do so because it will then play in some player.

Bob

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