|Full name||MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III|
|MIME||audio/mpeg, audio/MPA, audio/mpa-robust|
|Developed by||Fraunhofer Institute|
|Type of format||Digital audio|
|Associated programs||VLC media player, MPlayer, Winamp, foobar2000.|
|Introduction||MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III, more commonly referred to as MP3, is an audio coding format for digital audio which uses a form of lossy data compression. It is a common audio format for consumer audio streaming or storage, as well as a de facto standard of digital audio compression for the transfer and playback of music on most digital audio players.|
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