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The development of Linux is one of the most prominent examples of free and open source software collaboration; typically all the underlying source code can be used , freely modified, and redistributed, both commercially and non-commercially, by anyone under licenses such as the GNU General Public License. Typically Linux us a format known as a Linux distribution for desktop and server use.
DAT was widely used in the professional audio recording industry in the 1990’s, and is still used to some extent. Particularly with regard to archives created in the ’90, although most labels have a program in place to transfer these tapes to a hard disk-based database. DAT is used professionally due to its lossless encoding, which allows a master tape to be created that is secure and does not induce tape noise (hiss) into the recording.