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Hi guys, I was looking on the NAS topic for the last weeks and I was wondering in which direction we (the audiophile community) will turn. our interest in storage. Reflecting my personal behaviour, I have noticed that I use streaming for the ease of use, but quite often for the possiblity to pursue a higher level of selection when it comes to buying a whole album or specific titles. Thus, the growth level for disk capacity has really slowed down for me, moreover the VOD streaming offers have substituted a big share of our family videotheque, which had been a major contributor to capacity
I have a 2014 iMac, running Mojave with a Thunderbolt external drive with almost 2TB of ripped songs (AIFF) connected to iTunes. I want to update to Catalina which I know eliminates iTunes and switches to Apple Music. So - I've been looking at iTunes alternatives for my local files, as well as possible hardware alternatives to the endpoints, and a dedicated streamer alternative to using my using my iMac as my streamer. I also subscribe to Apple Music's family plan - so no hi-res music. I currently play then thtough a Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus to Emotiva