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Mp3 | Definition


The MP3 (MPEG Layer 3) is a compressed format for digital audio recordings. MP3 files can be up to one tenth the size of their original files and still retain near CD sound quality. The Mp3 file format was derived by the MPEG Group. MPEG stands for Motion Pictures Engineers Group.

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