Music files could one day be shipped as MusicDNA files rather than MP3s, according to the company behind the technology. The MusicDNA format allows users to ship up to 32 gigabytes of supplementary materials -- lyrics, artwork, even blog posts -- along with the music itself. The format works by bundling XML metadata along with existing audio data, so no new audio codecs are required to play the file.

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