Article ID : 00117748 / Last Modified : 05/13/2015

What audio file formats does the car stereo receiver support?

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The car stereo receiver supports the following audio formats.

  • MP3
    • bit rate: 8 kbps - 320 kbps (supports Variable Bit Rate (VBR))
    • sampling rate: 16 kHz - 48 kHz
    • file extension: .mp3
  • WMA
    • bit rate: 32 kbps - 192 kbps (supports Variable Bit Rate (VBR))
    • sampling rate: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
    • file extension: .wma
  • AAC
    • bit rate: 8 kbps - 320 kbps
    • sampling rate: 11.025 kHz - 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: It may not be able to play back DRM (Digital Rights Management) protected files in some cases.