the file extension for MPEG Audio Layer-3, a set of standards for compressing and downloading audio files from the Internet.
a file compressed in this format.
MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3: tradename for software created by the Motion Picture Experts Group that enables files to be compressed quickly to 10% or less of their original size for storage on disk or hard drive or esp for transfer across the internet
an audio or video file created in this way
An MPEG standard used especially for transmitting music digitally over the Internet. Many programs are available to facilitate the transfer of these files, but there are numerous legal issues regarding the swapping of files and violation of copyright laws.
A file containing compressed digital audio data, often used to transmit music over the Internet.
MPEG-1 audio layer 3
MPEG-1 audio layer 2
- MP3 player
noun, Digital Technology. 1. a digital media player, usually portable, that plays and stores files in the format. noun 1. a small portable digital audio player capable of storing MP3 files downloaded from the internet or transferred from a CD
audio, compression An extention of MP3 using SBR, targetting data rates of 64-96 kbps. (2001-12-20)
abbreviation 1. MPEG-4 Part 14: software created by the Motion Picture Experts Group for transmitting data streams to a receiving device in real time