WMA vs MP3

MP3, the MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III, is a patented encoding format for digital audio which uses a form of lossy data compression.

WAV means Windows Media Audio, is a audio file format that compressed with Windows Media compression and developed by Microsoft, similar to the .MP3 format.

Summary:
1: MP3 is a format that provides CD quality sound but is usually larger in size than the WMA file.
2: The WMA compression format creates relatively small audio files and require less processing power to execute.
3: For possibly better sound quality, or if you are downloading to a MAC, use MP3 files.
4: Publishers are less likely to approve MP3 format because there is no security available for these files.
5: There are fewer MP3 files available in the collection.

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