MP3 is an audio format that can compress and encode an audio file. It uses the lossy compression algorithm to contain audio data. The lossy compression helps to reduce the data significantly without losing audio quality. MP3s are created using different bit rates maintaining the original quality.
FLAC is a lossless audio file format. It is similar to MP3 format but the main difference between these 2 formats is FLAC file compress the file size without changing the quality of audio. It can compress an audio file up to half of its original size using lossless compression algorithm.
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