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Subject: Re: VBRFix = "Update VBR File"?
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-03-23


csweet_at_hawaii.rr.com wrote:
> The 2.1 manual refers to a file menu option of "VBRFix". That's no
> longer in my file menu

Yes, that's an error in the manual.

> - it says "Update VBR file" and, as far as I
> can tell, doesn't do anything other than spin my disk for a couple of
> minutes.

It updates the Xing header. If you already have one, it will probably be
updated with the same values.

> If I run VBRFix on my PC, then it fixes the file, but I
> can't seem to do it on the fly on my Archos.

What is "fix" to you? Is the file broken?

> Is something wrong with this feature, or is it just not as good as
> the stand-alone PC program?

No, it doesn't correct any problems with corrupt MP3 frames etc. It only
updates the Xing header.

Linus
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