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Microsoft sponsored study shows MS multimedia apps superior

Apr 29, 1999, 10:08 (26 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Leon Durham for the tip.

"NSTL, Inc. conducted a consumer study comparing the audio quality of Microsoft Windows Media Technologies 4.0 to RealNetworks RealSystem G2 and MP3. Seventy-seven consumers participated in audio testing using both Rock and Classical music."

"Windows Media sounds more like the original: 249 or 80.84%
RealSystem G2 sounds more like the original: 59 or 19.15%"

"This report was prepared by NSTL, Inc. under contract for Microsoft Corporation. NSTL does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the services provided to Microsoft or the data included herein."

A little investigation found that NSTL is actually owned by CMPNet, AKA Techweb. -lt ed

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