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Subject: Re: Long recordings - Audible books
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2003-05-21

Jonah, Jim wrote:
> I've been struggling with a good, quick workflow for getting Audible books
> onto my Jukebox (due to their "Playback" protection, sheesh!).
> Currently I'm playing the file on my Mac and using Audio Hijack to record
> it. Then I'm using pymp3cut (a PHP script) to cut the file up Originally I
> just moved the one long 140 meg file onto my Jukebox, but when I had
> playback issues I decided to try cutting the file up into smaller pieces.

Are you using VBR? If so, then what mesures did you take to add a VBR
(Xing) header to each chunk. Without the VBR header, the file will not
play back correctly (short silent pauses). Either run FixVBR on the PC
on each file, or run "Update VBR file" from the ON+Play menu.


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