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    Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    Is Spotify on the same level as Qobuz and Tidal from a SQ standpoint?

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    No. Itís rubbish MP3, that some people with piss poor systems or deaf ears will tell you sounds the same as Tidal or Qobuz. It doesnít. Qobuz is best, with Tidal right there with it now.
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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    also, there is currently no spotify integration with roon
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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    I dropped all 3 for Amazon.
    Btw, Spotify (Premium) still isn't mp3 though it's the most well known and thus frightening bogeyman.
    Pretty sure all have free trials.

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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    I have Tidal and Qubuz. The wife likes Tidal for her music picks and I like Qubuz.
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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    Quote Originally Posted by CPP View Post
    I have Tidal and Qubuz. The wife likes Tidal for her music picks and I like Qubuz.
    Small price to pay for such an extensive library.
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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    Quote Originally Posted by AJ Soundfield View Post
    I dropped all 3 for Amazon.
    Btw, Spotify (Premium) still isn't mp3 though it's the most well known and thus frightening bogeyman.
    Pretty sure all have free trials.

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    A.J., does Amazon HD sound as good as Qobuz and Tidal?

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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    Quote Originally Posted by bluegrassphile View Post
    A.J., does Amazon HD sound as good as Qobuz and Tidal?
    Depends. *If* the same master is used, they should be indistinguishable. There is really no way to know that and in the case of Tidal, there is definite remastering with their "MQA" tracks, for better or worse.
    If you're an old school audio guy, you probably remember when you had LPs, tapes and FM all as sources. For me, streaming is "a" source, not "the" source. It compliments.
    I chose Amazon because the SQ is as good as any lossless service, the price as a Prime member is $15 and their catalog is large. The GUI and more importantly, search feature, works well. The probability of them going kaput financially is low.
    I know of no law preventing anyone from having them all.
    As always YMMV.

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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Small price to pay for such an extensive library.
    It sure is.
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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    Quote Originally Posted by CPP View Post
    It sure is.
    Agreed. I have both Tidal and Quobuz too. I also don't think there is any difference in SQ quality between the two as long as you are comparing apples to apples when listening to files. It's also interesting how some 16/44.1 files trounce supposedly high-rez files in SQ.
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