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Subject: Re: special request ...
From: David McIntyre (plugh_at_mudbarn.com)
Date: 2003-08-25


In that case, it would probably be best to rip to wav, cut it up in SoundForge,
and encode each part individually.

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 10:50:15PM +0200, Johan Vromans wrote:
> David McIntyre <plugh_at_mudbarn.com> writes:
>
> > Interesting request. I'm interested in doing the same thing with cue points on
> > standard CDs. The mp3 format has no built-in support for what you're trying to
> > do, but nothing's stopping you from dicing up your mp3s in audio editing
> > software and putting these all in one folder on your device. So each track
> > would be made up of about 5 or more pieces, numbered such that they'd be
> > alphabetically sorted and play correctly in straight-through mode, or be useful
> > in performance mode.
>
> When you cut[1] one MP3 file into five pieces, say A, B, C, D, and E,
> they will sound seamlessly when played _in that order_. But when you
> play A, B, C, D, B, C, D, B, C, D, B, E (not uncommon), you will get
> small but audible disruptions on the transitions from D -> B and B -> E.
>
> -- Johan
>
> [1] E.g., http://search.cpan.org/author/JV/mp3cut

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