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Logic 8 16 bit files in a 24 bit world - Myth?

Discussion in 'Logic 8' started by mikekiraly1, May 27, 2009.

  1. mikekiraly1

    mikekiraly1 New Member

    Ok, I am about to expose my weakness of believing everything I hear - but I am curious enough to know if it's based in truth....

    I once heard that if there were various audio files in a project of differing bit rates (some at 16, some at 24) that any plug-ins that had to process both types of files (say a bus or the master) would lose some of it's processing quality in order to accommodate the lower bit rate file - something about it needing to process at the lowest common bit rate.

    I am a pretty smart guy, and I have never read or seen any evidence to support this, but I still can't help but wondering. Can someone tell me if this has any basis in fact?
  3. zerobeat

    zerobeat Senior member

    All audio in Logic (using the CoreAudio or DTDM driver) is processed using a 32 Bit Float engine. It doesn't matter what the source specs of the audio are.
  4. mikekiraly1

    mikekiraly1 New Member

    I thought so -it sounded so crazy, but I've heard crazier :)

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