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Tidal reportedly enabling bit-perfect playback to USB DAC on Android

uudruid74

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Pretty sure it's flac if you set it up right. Chromecast audio im talking about.
Tidal does not support the extended capabilities of Chromecast Audio. I've asked them. What special "setup" are you referring to?
 

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Tidal does not support the extended capabilities of Chromecast Audio. I've asked them. What special "setup" are you referring to?
Kindly copy the tidal support message that says they won't cast flac, because plenty of people know it does. See the Reddit thread I posted above. Also, just now, 2 screen shots.
 

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Kindly copy the tidal support message that says they won't cast flac, because plenty of people know it does. See the Reddit thread I posted above. Also, just now, 2 screen shots.
You misunderstood what I said. I said I had heard they only stream AAC to Chromecasts from Tidal servers AND they specifically said they dont support the extended capabilities of Chromecast Audio, meaning the higher sample rates and bit depth. Two separate issues. As for the support message, that was ages ago. I'm not digging it out. Ask them yourself.
 

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You misunderstood what I said. I said I had heard they only stream AAC to Chromecasts from Tidal servers AND they specifically said they dont support the extended capabilities of Chromecast Audio, meaning the higher sample rates and bit depth. Two separate issues. As for the support message, that was ages ago. I'm not digging it out. Ask them yourself.
OK. So tidal haven't told you they only stream AAC to cast devices. You "heard" that. See various posts above where it's clear they can and do stream flac to cast devices.

And I didn't say "special set up", I set you can get flac to Chromecast of you "set it up right". That is to say ask tell the controlling app to stream in hifi /lossless mode not normal.
 

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OK. So tidal haven't told you they only stream AAC to cast devices. You "heard" that. See various posts above where it's clear they can and do stream flac to cast devices.

And I didn't say "special set up", I set you can get flac to Chromecast of you "set it up right". That is to say ask tell the controlling app to stream in hifi /lossless mode not normal.
Thats not much of a "setup". I generally dont cast much except to my front porch or shop and other stuff like that where quality isnt a big concern. I dont cast from Tidal at all because it stutters and times out even though I have plenty of bandwidth. Every other app can stream to those devices but Tidal so I just gave up on them.
 

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Thats not much of a "setup". I generally dont cast much except to my front porch or shop and other stuff like that where quality isnt a big concern. I dont cast from Tidal at all because it stutters and times out even though I have plenty of bandwidth. Every other app can stream to those devices but Tidal so I just gave up on them.
I'm really bit sure what your problem is then. Tidal can cast flac, you have nothing to substantiate your post that it can only cast in aac and you've been shown evidence it can cast in flac. Are we done?
 
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