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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AAX (Atom Asset Exchange) is an audio file format for storing sound-based products from Audible Incorporated. Typically, AAX files are DRM protected, although they can be transcoded to other common formats such as MP3 using a licensed program like Wondershare UniConverter.