[RDD] Wav or MP2

Jamie Dominey jdominey at eastlink.ca
Tue Jul 20 06:59:02 EDT 2010


You need to use an Audioscience card for mp2.  It's needs the hardware
based mp2 decoder to play.





On Tue, 2010-07-20 at 22:53 +1200, Gmail - Kevin, Natalia, Stacey &
Rochelle wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> 
>  
> 
> I have been ripping a number of CDs to get my collection up to some
> level and noticed they were using my disc-space due to them being wav
> files at around 40Mb per track.
> 
> I then found I could change the format for ripping to MP2 @ 192kbs
> files which was a lot smaller, BUT when I played them back, Nothing,
> the screen shows me a wave form, but pressing play does nothing.
> 
> I am doing something wrong here?
> 
> Honestly I have always used MP3 or OGG Files so this is new one. I do
> use wav format when I am recording and editing before I save as MP3
> files. I am guessing using wav files saves having to un-compress the
> file for low load on the CPU resources?
> 
> I am going to have to watch the disc space and purchase another larger
> hard-drive and migrate over (that’ll be something again). Will have to
> talk to the wife nicely J
> 
>  
> 
> Is there going to be any additions to using MP3 or OGG files in
> version 2 I wonder.?
> 
>  
> 
> Would be grateful for any information on this, even if it is just to
> get my up-to date in how this works.
> 
>  
> 
> Regards Kevin.
> 
>  
> 
> 
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