There are a lot of sites such as Pandora that might be convenient for music experience, but can you expect them to deliver music just as the artist intended? Listening to music live is one way to do that, but unfortunately, we can’t keep our favourite artists in our pockets. That is where we use Hi-Res Audio. High-Resolution Audio can basically replicate the whole range of sound that the artist curated when recording the content. So are you wondering where you can find Hi-Res Audio songs that you crave? Take a look at our list of Top 5 picks for Hi-Res Audio downloading websites.
- Acoustic Sounds Super HiRez– If you are looking for the best selection of DSD music files, go no further than the Super HiRez website. This site has 25 years of experience and provides with one of the biggest range of songs available in high resolution. They are available in file formats such as DSD, ALAC and FLAC. You can find music genres ranging from Blues, Pop/Rock, Female Vocalists, Classical, Folk, Jazz, and much more.
- HDtracks– HDtracks, launched in 2008, offers the most extensive variety of available hi-res audio titles for download along with a number of file formats. It also offers sample rates as high as 352/24-bit. The HDtracks team believes that everyone involved in the process of creation should be acknowledged and they encourage all of their customers to learn about the production process. Quality control is vital as they test every album file. The available file formats are AIFF, WAV, ALAC, FLAC (and DSD coming soon). The music genres range from Rock, Classic Rock, Pop, Jazz, Classical, Country, to Electronic, Folk and Fusion.
- ProStudio Masters– ProStudio Masters does not play around with media transfers(Must Watch). It offers only high-resolution digital masters that come directly from labels. It includes a section on top-sellers and trending so that you can pick music that others feel are worthy enough to add to their collection. It also offers a section which features the recently added music, so you can always discover the latest hi-res music. The available file formats are AIFF, ALAC and DSD. The music genres include Alternative, Blues, Classical, Country, Francophone, Holiday, Jazz, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Soundtracks and World.
- iTrax– iTrax offers high definition audio and video downloads with surround sound. Whether you have invested in high-quality audio equipment like high-res headphones, home theatre systems or a hi-res music player system, you want the songs and other audio you play to sound as excellent as the artist originally intended. The available file formats are FLAC and WAV, and the music genres that are features are Acoustic/Guitar, Blues, Acoustic/Instrumental, Rock/Pop, Jazz, Classical, Country/Folk, Electric/Instrumental, World, Crossover, R&B and Christmas.
- Native DSD Music and Beyond– The word “native” in the title is a testament to how seriously Native DSD Music and Beyond takes hi-res audio. It only provides downloads that were sourced as raw as possible in a DSD session recording. The available file formats are DSD. The music genres do not have a big range and include only Big Band, Classical and Classics.