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Undercover Soul
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Post by Undercover Soul » Thu Dec 17, 2009 7:54 pm

If I am to use the Ableton Dither and I am going from 24 to 16 bit do I set the bit depth to 16 bit then export or do I set it at 24 bit and it automatically dithers to 16?

It seems logical I should set it to 16 bit but just checking.

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Re: Dithering??/??

Post by rbmonosylabik » Thu Dec 17, 2009 10:08 pm

If you're bouncing out to a 16 bit file set your bouncing preferences to 16 bit and dither. This will set the dither noise level at -90 dB. Setting your preferences to 24 bit and dither will output a 24 bit file with dither noise at -138 dB, which is not what you're looking for.

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