By BitPerfect Sound Inc.
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BitPerfect is a simple, easy to use, audiophile grade music player that works in conjunction with iTunes to deliver the highest possible sound quality.
Localization included in Japanese, French, Dutch, Danish, and Russian only
Requires OS X 10.7 or higher.
Requires 64-Bit CPU.
Unobtrusive, minimal UI.
"Bit Perfect" output.
Exclusive ("hog") mode.
Gen-IV 64-bit playback engine.
Plays native DSD files in "Hybrid-DSD" format with DSD-compatible DACs [Companion product "DSD Master" required to generate "Hybrid-DSD" files.]
Full memory playback with triple-buffering to ensure continuous playback of large files.
Automatic sample rate switching.
Choice of sample rate converters for up- and down-sampling.
Dithered bit depth reduction and volume control.
Support for iTunes "sound check".
Integer Mode playback - on supported DACs and supported versions of OS X (requires OS X 10.9 and above).
Support for AirPlay (requires OS X 10.8 and above).
Playback from networked drives.
Icon design by Doug Stewart (designbyadmiral.com).
What's New in Version 3.1.1
Minor optimizations to the playback engine.
Fix an uncommon crash when playback stops or transitions between tracks.
Fix a crash during playback for certain kinds of DAC.
Does the job, but no EQ
Because BitPerfect is playing your audio instead of iTunes, your equalizer settings are completely ignored. Just something to be aware of if you care. In my experience, messing with the EQ for 5 minutes makes a much bigger difference than a nice DAC or exactly matching the source and output bitrates.
It works as advertised (in my limited testing), though.
Use external (hardware) EQ
I've not encountered the concern regarding software equalization, by including two "dvx Audio" 131s 31-band 1/3 octave hardware equalizers (one per channel) right after the nuForce uDAC (Digital to Analog Converter that I've ben using with the Audirvana App) and before the external amplifier. BitPerfect sounds, well .. perfect !
A bit sketchy
When it is working, it is great, but about 50% of the time it seems to have trouble consistently generating an output signal. Or perhaps it's having trouble getting a signal.
Anyway, I've given up using it as it's too much trouble trying to persuade it to work
- Category: Music
- Updated: Sep 07, 2016
- Version: 3.1.1
- Size: 2.9 MB
- Languages: English, Danish, Dutch, French, Japanese, Russian
- Seller: BitPerfect Sound Inc.
- © BitPerfect Sound Inc. 2011-2016, All Rights Reserved
Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor