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When Should I Record At 96kHz?

Friday, June 13th, 2008

The standard audio CD plays back at a sample rate of 44.1 kHz and a bit depth of 16. As this is the highest resolution the vast majority of listeners will ever experience a recording at, and considering the fact that the upper threshold of human hearing is about 20 kHz, is there any real benefit to running your DAW at 96 kHz? Well, actually, yes there is…