MOD is a sound module format used to store music tracks and uses a .mod filename extension. It features a collection of sample instruments, and the samples are assigned to varying music tracks. The sound samples are opened, depending on score notes. Today, MOD can be opened using various audio tracking programs.
MP3 is a standard audio format developed by Moving Picture Experts Group and uses MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 standardizations. MP3 uses lossy data compression, meaning that it loses quality over time. This sound format comes with a .mp3 filename extension and is today the most common audio format on websites and multimedia players.
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