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Subject: Re: file recorded on archos no program will play!
From: Chris Muth (
Date: 2003-10-29

(Score:-1, Redundant)

Dittos on that. I have seen, er..., heard, Winamp play just about anything. :-)


On 10/29/03 at 12:30 PM Neon John wrote:

>You might want to try playing the file with an older version of WinAmp.
>I use
>vers 2.2. WinAmp will play almost anything, regardless of the file
>that looks like music so maybe it can play the file. If it can, then you
>use WinAmp's WAV file writer to output the file to WAV and then re-encode
>to MP3. There is an MP3 writer but I haven't had good luck with it.
>On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 22:47:24 -0500, John Covici <>
>>I recorded a 79 minute file on my fm recorder -- using a pretty
>>recent cvs, but the headers are messed up and no program will play
>>the thing. I did try vbrfix, but it didn't do too well either, it
>>gave me silence and changed the time from 79 to 111 minutes.
>>Is there any option for this or is this useless forlong recordings --
>>or can I change all future recordings to use a constant bit rate?
>>Is this a bug in the archos encoder or in our software?
>John De Armond
>Cleveland, Occupied TN

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