Currently, I have all my music in Apple Lossless Encoder (ALE/ALAC), and now that I have a much bigger hard drive, I was thinking of encoding new CDs using AIFF. What advantages, if any, to encode new music with AIFF? I do use Final Cut Pro which likes the music in AIFF or WAV, but then I read ALE/ALAC supports using tags while AIFF doesn't?? What are tags, another word for metadata? I do like adding notes, album cover art, lyrics to my music. Are those things considered "tags?" I thought they were called metadata.