SoundCloud just lately switched its music streams from 128kbps MP3 to 64kbps Opus. Many customers hear a drop in sound high quality within the greater frequencies. So artist Joseph Lyncheski, aka Direct, constructed an extension for Chrome and Firefox to power the location to stream in its previous format. (For now, Safari continues to be streaming in MP3.)
I’ll be trustworthy: I can’t actually inform the distinction on most songs. However loads of different individuals do. In case you’re considered one of them, simply obtain the extension and also you’re all set.
SoundCloud had a tough 2017, shedding 40% of its workers, with rumors that the location practically shut down earlier than getting saved by a $170 million spherical of funding. The corporate is in hassle and the location, whereas nonetheless being a incredible place for brand new and area of interest artists to share their work, appears to be getting worse. It may be time for music followers to leap to a more moderen music service.