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Subject: Re: cue-sheet support
From: Markus (
Date: 2003-07-22

I tried it according to your instruction ( EAC + --alt-preset fast
standard), I get gapless sound but MP3DirectCut
does not cut according to cuesheet but with an increasing delay from track
to track, even if i use VBRFix before cutting.

I also tried lame with cuesheet support; but it produced gaps on the

Where can I find instruction for the batch conversion using lame
in --gapless mode?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Andreas Stemmer" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 1:32 PM
Subject: RE: cue-sheet support

> Markus wrote:
> > ...gapless sound...
> > So once again, could someone please....?
> Hi Markus,
> to make it short, there are two possibilities:
> 1) - Rip your CD as one big wav-file and cuesheet
> - Convert this wav-file to mp3 (this all can be done via "copy image
> and create cuesheet - compressed" in EAC)
> - split your mp3 on frame boundaries using MP3DirectCut, MP3Splitter
> or something similar (MP3DirectCut splits it on frame boundaries
> according to the cuesheets and inserts the title information as tags)
> - if you use VBR, the VBR header has to be updated for each track (I
> don't know if MP3DirectCut does this already) using VBRFix or
> MP3TagStudio
> - et voilá: play the files with rockbox gaplessly
> 2) The lame --gapless option does work, but you have to convert all
> wav-files of the single tracks in one batch, converting each single file
> with --gapless won't work, therefore it's a bit more complicated.
> I use number 1), it works perfect and is not as much work as it seems to
> be, just a few mouseclicks.
> Andreas Stemmer
> Btw: Should this become a FAQ entry, too?

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