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ATRAC Advanced Lossless is used as the codec to record CDs onto the system's hard disk to achieve high sound quality recordings that retain the sound quality of the original CDs.
Cierto, en general el uso principal que muchos usuarios le daran es el de jugar, pero tambien se puede escuchar musica en varios for matos, como el popular MP3, el propietario ATRAC de Sony y hasta el WMA de Microsoft.
Sony Music could not very well support a Sony product that encouraged piracy, so it opted out of supporting MP3 and attempted to push ATRAC, its own copy-protected format.
Some previous models had been compatible only with Sony's proprietary Atrac format, which hit sales.
Its flotation collectors, marketed under the Atrac, Lilaflot, Armoflote, Armeen and Ethomeen brand names, are mainly used for the flotation of non-sulphide minerals such as apatite, barite, calcite, dolomite, feldspar, fluorspar, kyanite, magnesite, potash, pyrochlore, quartz, scheelite, wollastonite and zinc oxides.
By going back to basics-dropping the SonicStage software, ditching Atrac and embracing the formats we all know and love - AAC, WMA (including DRMed ones) and MP3.
The user first has to burn the tracks to CD and then copy them onto the computer in MP3 or ATRAC format.
OD2 and Napster both use the Windows Media format, while Sony plans to use its proprietary Atrac compression software and Open Music Gate anti-piracy protection.
It's also a music player, with built-in speaker and support for MP3, Atrac and WMA files.