When will Deezer add ASIO or WASAPI so we can have bitperfect like Tidal?

  • 2 January 2021
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When will Deezer add ASIO or WASAPI so we can have bitperfect like Tidal?

 

I’m paying for the hifi tier but the Windows desktop app does not have bitperfect. What’s hifi if the windows audio stack is involved?


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Hey again @tubeaudio 

Thanks for your support. I believe you should also vote for this idea here:

Fingers crossed :fingers_crossed_tone2:

Turns out folks have been asking for this for years, but Deezer is hiding something about their “FLAC” and won’t say what.  They just keep saying “we need more votes or we won’t offer true HiFi, just Windows Browser based audio, but pay us more and we will call it “premium”.  Then they go on about the file format being FLAC and the catalogue growing, like that has anything to do with the issue of advertising hifi without the means to connect your DAC without extra noise and sound going through the OS just because Deezer is lazy.  I wanted to like this service, I really did.

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Thanks for the honest feedback @Kelimartinez I’m sorry we were unable to live up to your expectation so far.

It takes a lot more than what you may think to bring this to reality. Like in any other tech company of the same size, we need to decide where to put our resources on, and the prioritisation exercise has to be made according to demand and time/costs to develop anything further. I hope you understand there’s nothing lazy about it, we would offer the world to our users if we could develop everything at the same time, including what you’ve been wishing for all this time. I’ll forward your comments on and wish you a nice rest of the week :pray_tone2:

Ok Rudi, would you like to go the route of false advertising then?  I get what you are saying.  Don’t pretend to cater to a certain demo when you don’t.  This service is for mobile users, or those that don’t care about HiFi, and don’t need lossless audio.  So why would you claim to offer this when your app is a web based chrome wrap with no ASIO or WASAPI?  Your responses are still just about how your hands are tied because of your size and requests.  Don’t advertise things you don’t fully support.

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That's your deserved interpretation of our HiFi offer @Kelimartinez but I completely respect your feedback and your points. I'll be forwarding everything to our teams, thank you :pray_tone2:

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