ATRAC3


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ATRAC3Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding 3 (Sonys audio compression technology)
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With the power of RealNetworks' distribution software and its technical expertise, we are confident that this agreement will help make Sony's ATRAC3 and OpenMG an industry standard for digital content distribution.
ATRAC3 audio files require the use of Magic Gate Memory Stick media, which are sold separately.
Liquid Audio's open music distribution system supports many leading technologies including MP3, Dolby Digital, AAC, Sony ATRAC3 and Windows Media, allowing merchants to sell a wide variety of music regardless of the format.
The VAIO Music Clip player allows users to download their personal music collections, either ATRAC3 or MP3 files, onto Sony's new line of pen-sized portable digital music players.
The songs are currently offered in the ATRAC3 format with Windows Media digital rights management (DRM), which supports the SDMI-compliant portable devices already on the market.
Digital's flexible designs incorporate support for multiple music compression formats -- including ePAC, AAC, ATRAC3, MP3, and others.
In addition, Liquid Audio's open distribution services now support many leading formats including MP3, Dolby Digital, AAC, Sony's ATRAC3 and Windows Media, and integrates with leading music players including RealNetworks RealPlayer and RealJukebox and soon AOL's WinAmp.
The songs, which will be formatted for playback on the Microsoft Windows Media Player with an ATRAC3 plug-in, can then be transferred from the user's hard drive to compatible SDMI-compliant portable devices currently on the market.
The songs will be formatted for playback on the Microsoft Windows Media Player with an ATRAC3 plug-in, and can then be transferred from the user's hard drive to compatible SDMI-compliant portable devices currently on the market.