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Fidelia is a high-definition audio player for sophisticated music lovers. With support for all contemporary audio file formats and an elegant interface that focuses exclusively on music, it gives users the power and the freedom to organize, customize and savor their digital music collection at the highest possible fidelity in any circumstance. If you've invested in premium audio hardware, you should have the best audio software.
Just as an HD television enables viewers to enjoy high-definition video, Fidelia provides a gateway to high-definition audio by supporting a wide range of high-quality formats — including FLAC, which iTunes does not support. As artists in every genre increasingly turn to high-quality formats, Fidelia gives discerning listeners a way to hear their music as it was meant to be heard.
Fidelia's stylish interface reflects users' pure passion for music, paying tribute to the iconic stereo systems of decades past while offering sleek, intuitive controls that Mac owners demand. A classically styled volume dial is augmented by Mute and Dim functions. A crisp, eye-pleasing display shows individual track details, stereo levels and audio waveforms. Fidelia also provides seamless access to your existing iTunes music library.
With Fidelia, savvy music lovers have the ability to further personalize audio playback by installing third-party Audio Unit plug-ins. For example, Fidelia reaches beyond the narrow parameters of typical built-in equalization controls, allowing users to install higher-quality EQ and other Audio Units plug-ins to suit any taste or listening environment.
Audiofile Engineering's Fidelia Audio System optimizes the modern listening experience by realizing the full potential of quality audio hardware. No matter what type of sounds are in play, it incorporates iZotope's industry-best sample rate conversion to achieve optimum sonic fidelity. Dedicated audiophiles can also select real-time audio dithering via iZotope's MBIT+™ technology.
New in version 1.1.0, Lion users may now unlock the "Advanced" features of Fidelia, giving them control over specific parameters for iZotope MBIT+ dither and 64-bit SRC as well as exclusive hardware access and memory play-back. When you purchase Fidelia Advanced, a new "Advanced" pane will be available in Fidelia's preferences.
New in version 1.2.0, Lion users may now also unlock FHX™ Headphone Processing, enabling you to create a more spacious, natural soundstage over headphones. With user controls that are simple and effective, the algorithm can be fine tuned to your personal music library, listening preferences, and hardware. When you purchase FHX, a new "FHX" pane will be available in Fidelia's preferences.
FHX utilizes a unique, dynamic-range optimized equalization section to maintain the highest possible digital resolution at any setting. So you’ll never need to worry about digital clipping, distortion, or loss of headroom when using FHX The FHX monitoring section offers several key monitoring facilities that are typically reserved for high-end monitor controllers or mastering consoles.
With the Fidelia app for iOS (sold separately), users can turn their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a full-featured remote control for Fidelia.
For additional info and product specs, visit the Audiofile Engineering website by clicking the button at the upper right.
NOTE: Fidelia does not support DRM-protected AAC files.