Wednesday, November 3, 2010

The collection

People occasionally ask me about the size of my music collection.  Here's how it stands as of now if you're curious:

CDs: about 650
Tracks: about 17,000
Size on disk: 214 GB

Most of those tracks are all ripped from my CD collection, though I have various free tracks, songs extracted from game files, and so on—probably a couple thousand.  Everything from my CD collection is now ripped in a lossless format so that it's full CD quality, unlike MP3.  I just finished re-ripping all of my CDs to that format; most of them were originally MP3s.  I don't recall exactly when I began that project, but it was probably eight months or so ago.

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