Article ID : 00117425 / Last Modified : 07/23/2019

Which audio file formats are supported by the car stereo?

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    The car stereo supports the following audio file formats:

    • MP3
      • Bit rate: 8 kbps to 320 kbps (supports Variable Bit Rate [VBR])
      • Sampling rate: 16 kHz to 48 kHz
      • File extension: .mp3
    • WMA
      • Bit rate: 32 kbps to 192 kbps (supports Variable Bit Rate [VBR])
      • Sampling rate: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
      • File extension: .wma
    • AAC
      • Bit rate: 8 kbps to 320 kbps
      • Sampling rate: 11.025 kHz to 48 kHz
      • File extension: .m4a, .mp4
    • WAV
      • Bit depth: 16 bit
      • Sampling rate: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
      • File extension: .wav
    • FLAC
      • Bit depth: 16 bit, 24 bit
      • Sampling rate: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
      • File extension: .flac

    NOTE: The car stereo may not support playback of audio files that contain Digital Rights Management (DRM) copyright protection.