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What audio quality does YouTube Music stream? 1 Recommended Answer 57 Replies 214 Upvotes
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Find out the streaming quality of YouTube Music.
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256Kbps being worked on? Seriously? This is 2018 and 320Kbps has been available on other platforms for over a decade. 320Kbps should be a minimum with lossless formats being worked on. :D
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HE-AAC is horrible as any bitrate higher than 64 kbps there is no difference.  Switch to LC-AAC 256kbps or higher.
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Hey all,

Just wanted to circle back here! We just provided an update regarding some of the feedback requests we expect to land in the next few months. 

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While unlikely, give FLAC/or any loseless a try. 
I had deserted GPM/YTM after 4-5 years to competition simply because difference between GPM high setting and 24bit/96khz flac (not to mention 24bit/192khz flacs) is soo massive. 

It is a bit like difference between 128kbit CBR MP3 to 320kbit CBR MP3. You still hear music, you just hear so much more of it.
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