[alsa-devel] S24_LE Mode for USB Driver

Charles Eidsness charles.eidsness at ieee.org
Wed Aug 13 16:15:12 CEST 2008

Takashi Iwai wrote:
>> Unfortunately for me this means that if I want to avoid the extra discretization 
>> distortion that comes with truncating those bottom 8-bits I'll have to add a 
>> dither function to my DAC.
> We can put msbits hwparams to indicate that only 24bits are used.
> But most apps simply ignore this and checks only the format.  So, I
> don't think this would help in practise.

Thanks Takashi but it's probably not worth it.


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