5 High Resolution Audio Download Sites
As a certified Naim High Resolution Audio installer, of course we recommend Naim’s amazing, naimrecords.com, download site. At INC Tech, we feel like their tagline sums up it up: buy. good. music. here. However, if you want to browse around, here are some other sites that we would be remiss if we didn’t mention:
- Super HiRez
If you’re looking for the finest selection of DSD music files, look no further than the Super HiRez site. This high resolution audio site brings over 25 years of experience and offers a diverse selection of songs available in high resolution audio.
Supported file formats: DSD, FLAC and ALAC.
Offering the usual in pop/rock, blues, Jazz etc. – but they also offer Folk music.
HDtracks features the biggest variety of available hi-fi titles for download coupled with significant choice in file formats, including sample rates as high as 352/24-bit. HDtracks is known for their quality control; they test every album file.
Supported file formats: AIFF, ALAC, WAV, FLAC (and DSD coming soon).
Same as Super HiRez’s genre offerings, they also offer Fusion and Electronic.
- ProStudio Masters
Available to the US and Canada, ProStudio Masters offer high-resolution digital masters received from major and independent record labels (never from media transfers). Browse by top-sellers and recently added, in addition to genre.
Supported file formats: AIFF, ALAC and DSD.
Everything above plus Francophone? And of course, Holiday music.
Want to get your surround sound on? Regardless of the type of system – high quality audio equipment like high-res headphones, home theater systems or a hi-fi music player system. iTrax is an excellent place to start you collection because they only offer songs that are recorded using high def digital methods.
Supported file formats: FLAC and WAV
Through in some Crossover and R&B, plus Christmas music for that special time of year.
- Native DSD Music and Beyond
NativeDSD.com offers original recorded DSD data, directly from labels that recorded in this format. But instead of shipping SACD’s – you download the .dsf files directly. DSD technology was developed and commercialized by Sony and Philips.
Supported file formats: DSD.
Offering Big Band, Gospel and plus all the usual suspects.