What Sample Rate Should You Record At? | Myths Busted! (Video)

PresentDayProduction go through sample rate, bit depth and aliasing in audio production, explaining why higher sample rates don’t always equal higher sound quality.

What sample rate should you record and export audio at? PresentDayProduction details why higher isn’t always better and can sometimes produce a worse sound quality, with real world examples. Many devices capable of capturing 192kHz audio, are simply a marketing tool to make you believe you’re getting a higher resolution.

The video clearly explains what sample rate, bit depth and aliasing are, in a in-depth, but simple manner. Worth watching for music producers and videographers, going through the difference between digital video and digital audio, addressing the misconception that frame rate is the video equivalent of sample rate.

PresentDayProduction believe 24-bit/48kHz is best for most applications. Do you disagree? Let us know why.

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