Playing MQA audio on a PC using Foobar2000

To play MQA audio files on a computer with  Foobar2000 as playback software you need the following:

Hardware:

  • MQA capable decoder with installed ASIO drivers

Software:

  • SACD plugin: foo_input_sacd
  • Foobar ASIO plugin
  • Optional: ASIOProxyInstall

If you have an ASIO soundcard: Select your soundcard with the ASIO protocol as playback device.

Else: Select your soundcard with the ASIO protocol as playback device. In Windows Audio Settings, disable all playback enhancing methods

Essential Foobar2000 components (summer 2016 update)

To enhance my Foobar2000 music player I use the following components (plugins or extensions if you like).
This is an update for my earlier post Essential Foobar2000 plugins (update)