For each file transmitted, a free test sample is generated and offered for listening and downloading.
It consists of 5 seconds of the original sound followed by a random selection of 30 seconds of the sound after mastering.
For VIP subscribers, the duration of this random selection is increased to 60 seconds. Like all files, the test remains available only 240 hours (10 days) for listening and downloading.
Like all files, the test remains available only 240 hours (10 days) for listening and downloading.
The 44.1 kHz 16-bit CD format is the minimum quality recommended for testing under good technical conditions.
MAXIMALSOUND supports almost all known audio formats on planet Earth. However files of type .wav, .aiff, or .flac are preferable for a quality result. The majority of other file types only output a degraded version of the original sound.
The 44.1 kHz 16-bit CD format is the minimum definition recommended for the source to be processed if a quality result is desired.
For the non-standard sampling frequencies (48048 Hz or 47952 Hz ...) to be rendered in SAME definition (identical), please use the .wav file type as source.
Multi-channel and monophonic files are processed in stereo.
Very high definition formats are processed within the limit of 96 KHz 32 bit stereo float.
MAXIMALSOUND is intended to produce stereo masters. Multi-channel and monophonic files are converted to stereo.
When the sound has been uploaded for vinyl production by choosing the Vinyl option
When the sound has been transferred for a digital release by choosing the Digital option on upload
For the non-standard sampling frequencies (48048 Hz or 47952 Hz ...) to be rendered in SAME format (identical), please use the .wav file type.
Prices are set according the duration in minutes.
Without a VIP subscription, pre-mastering for vinyl is billed at € 2.99 per minute sent.
Without a VIP subscription, mastering for digital production is billed at € 1.99 per minute sent.
Acquired at the best price, the minutes credited to VIP accounts can be used to download the works for vinyl and those for digital. Every VINYL or DIGITAL minute has the same price for VIPs.
PayPal is used for all transactions.
Mastered files remain available 240 hours (10 days) for listening to the test, downloading the free sample, and purchasing via PayPal, or using the minutes acquired with a one-year VIP subscription (7860 hours ).
The purchase of new mastering minutes extends the availability of the remaining minutes by one year.