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Computers

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

Categories
Music

Playing SACD and DSD with Foobar2000

To be able to play Super-Audio-CD (SACD)  and DSD files using Foobar2000 you will need to install the following three plugins:

  1. foo_asio
  2. foo_input_sacd
  3. foo_dsd_asio

After installing these 3 you`ll have to restart Foobar2000 and you`re done.