Repost : AN AUDIOPHILE’S GUIDE TO QUANTIZATION ERROR, DITHERING, AND NOISE SHAPING IN DIGITAL AUDIO


#1

http://hometheaterhifi.com/technical/technical-reviews/audiophiles-guide-quantization-error-dithering-noise-shaping/

The above links to a great analysis of 24 bit vs. 16 bit encoded music.

Interestingly look at the sine waves under 16 bit resembling square wave while 24 bit is smooth.


#2

But that was undithered… The difference is different with dithering (or noise shaping) :slight_smile: