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"FLAC-HD" is just flac with high sample rates and sample depths. Yes - jRiver Media Center can play them unmolested as long as your hardware can down-convert them.
I saw some really idiotic explanations of flac vs. flac-hd online. "flac is recorded at 44.1/16-bit". Jeez - what a bunch of idiots we have out there.
For reference - I personally own a collection of flac files that includes
- 2 Channel ("stereo") media at 44.1/16, 48/16, 48/24, 88.2/24, 95/24
- 4, 5, and 6-channel("5.1") media at 48/24, 88.2/24, 96/24
All of these are JUST "flac" files and they all work great with jRiver Media Center. The idiot who dreamt up the "flac-hd" or "alac-hd" monikers should be made to listen to poor recordings of bad music for several days in return for the confusion he or she just injected unnecessarily into the marketplace.
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