At the end of the '90s an audio format became very popular, we are talking about MP3, that despite not having so much quality as the WAV or CDA format, allowed us to store and share in a revolutionary way because it allowed us to reduce the size of a file up to 80%.
The standard audio codec
As time went by, millions of users used it to share their music on the Internet, something that made accessing any album from all over the world easier. Furthermore, as more work was put into the development of the codec, better compression ratio was managed, increasing the quality.
MP3 Codec is necessary if we want to play the most popular audio format in the world and it's more than advisable to keep it updated at all times, to be able to enjoy the innovations that are included in each version.
If you like music and you have hundreds of albums stored on your computer's hard drive, you have to download the latest version of the MP3 Codec (Fraunhofer MPEG Layer-3 Audio Decoder), so that you can always enjoy your songs with the best quality.