Meridian's Bob Stuart has come up with what he believes is a much better way to encode to digital music without comprising on quality. MQA is not a new audio file format and MQA can encapsulated in many of the existing formatting used today. One of the clever tricks is the ability to press MQA encoded audio CD's which will work on any CD player but when if used in a system with an MQA decoder the extra information can be extracted from it. MQA Website