Hello everyone !
I have tested 16-bit FLAC playback (on Chrome desktop, Chrome Android and Android mobile app) and have encountered different behaviors. To sum up :
1. If “internet quality” (“music quality”) is set to auto or high bitrate (1, 1.5 or 2 Mbps) :
Direct play, without transcoding, on Chrome desktop, Chrome Android and mobile app
= Expected behavior
2. If “internet quality” is set to any bitrate from 64 kbps to 320 kbps (useful to reduce mobile data usage) :
a. FLAC is transcoded to 128 kbps (whatever bitrate you choose) on Chrome desktop and Chrome Android
= Not the expected behavior (unless you choose 128 kbps )
b. FLAC won’t play at all (“PlaybackErrorNoCompatibleStream”) on Android mobile app
= Not the expected behavior
Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug ?