Audirvana Plus is a high‐end audiophile player for the Mac platform. It supports most popular audio formats, including FLAC, DSF, SACD ISO, Monkey Audio APE, AIFF, WAVE, WAVPACK, Cue Sheets and Apple Lossless. Audirvana can be used for two-channel and multichannel applications.
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J River Media Center is a "jukebox"- style media player that allows users to play and organize various types of media. It offers a world-class engine for audiophile playback. All data paths within the program are 64 bit. J River Media Center supports most lossless formats including APE, FLAC, Windows Media Lossless, Apple Lossless, DFF and DSF. Follow these instructions to install and configure J River Media Center for Windows for use with exaSound DACs.
The exaSound Volume Synchronization Plug-in allows JRiver 20 for Windows and JRemote to access the hardware volume control built in all exaSound DACs. Follow these instructions to install and configure the plug-in.
"...As soon as I got home after picking up the e22 I connected the digital output from my Meridian 508 CD player to the e22's digital in. I put on a CD by The Bad Plus and flipped back and forth between CD and e22 (after making sure the output levels were the same). I've always been happy with the Meridian 508, but right away I heard some interesting differences. Where the e22 was clean and crisp, the 508 had some "bloom" that I hadn't noticed before - especially in the lower frequencies. I also noticed that the e22 excels at 3D spatial placement, with a lot of front/back information...."
"...I invited some friends over the other night. They thought I'd have a new library of hi-def music for them to hear. And I have purchased quite a few DSD and 24-bit PCM downloads in the last month, but in the end I just played stuff I liked. Some of it was hi-def, and the jaws of my friends dropped to suitable positions, but for most of the night we listened to tracks ripped from my CD collection. I'm not trying to say the red-book material sounded as good as the hi-def downloads. We could all hear and appreciate the difference. My point is that thanks to the e22 we had a great time listening to music. And shouldn't that be the goal of any "high end" audio component?..."
"... Just thought I'd drop you line to tell you that I am loving the e22! I will certainly not be sending it back to you, as it seems to be getting better each day... Many thanks for a great product!"