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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

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Computers Music

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)

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Music

Essential Foobar2000 plugins (update)

This post is an update for my 5 year old post Essential Foobar2000 plugins.

This is my list of recommended Foobar2000 plugins:

 

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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.

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Music

Essential Foobar2000 plugins

If you use Foobar2000 there are several plugins I really recommend to check out: