Tidal adds another reason why it’s a better Spotify alternative for audiophiles

Smartphone with Tidal logo laying on a laptop keyboard with wireless earbuds next to it

In a current Reddit AMA (Ask Me Something), Tidal CEO Jesse Dorogusker revealed the streaming platform will quickly be introducing hi-res FLAC audio to HiFi Plus members.

FLAC, or Free Lossless Audio Codec, is a digital audio format that may supply studio-quality sound with out requiring an entire lot of cupboard space. The small file measurement is necessary as these platforms have to have sufficient room for tens of millions of tracks. This explicit format already exists on Tidal in the usual HiFi tier (opens in new tab) the place songs are mentioned to have CD-like high quality. Music on HiFi Plus, extra generally known as Tidal Masters, presently runs on MQA, a controversial format that seems to have been a hot topic in the AMA (opens in new tab).