What is the best audio quality I can play on my iPod?

Episode 1163 (2:28:01)

Mike from Denver, CO

Mike wants to know the highest quality sound he can play on his iPod. Leo says at 320kbps AAC, but they also support AIFF and ALAC. ALAC is the highest quality he can get. But he'll want to be sure to rip the CDs uncompressed so he can start with the absolute best option.