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Subject: Re: Trimming an MP3 file
From: Chris Holt (
Date: 2003-06-19

On Thu, 19 Jun 2003 23:11:26 +0200, Johan Vromans wrote:
>[Okay, maybe it's slightly off-topic. But there are a lot of MP3 experts
>I've got some MP3 files that all start with 50ms of silence. Since they
>form one contiguous piece of music, I want to get rid of these pauses.
>I've tried some popular tools (audacity, mp3trim) but they all seem to
>require decoding/encoding of the MP3 file, and I'm afraid this will
>affect the audio quality.
>Do you MP3 experts have better suggestions? TIA
>-- Johan

MP3trim does not do decode/encode. No way. (I very much believe I would
notice on this 650Mhz machine!) It is probably the best thing for what
you are doing.


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