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Subject: Re: Opinions on Musicmatch Jukebox
From: Nick Brodich (
Date: 2004-05-13

Muchas Gracias!
----- Original Message -----
From: "BlueChip" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 3:17 PM
Subject: Re: Opinions on Musicmatch Jukebox

> >I am wondering what peoples opinions are regarding Musicmatch
> >Jukebox. This program came with my Archos, so of course I installed it
> >and started using it. A few of its aspects have become
> >annoying. Additionally, I am about to replace my old computer with a
> >newer and better one. So the time has come for a potential change. Any
> >thoughts on better or more user friendly programs? Any input will be
> >greatly appreciated.
> >
> >Nick Brodich
> I use a set of tools, one good for each task.
> 1. Rip with EAC
> 2. Encode with LAME
> 3. Tag with ID3TagIt
> 4. Tranfer to JBR with Drag'n'drop
> 5. Track changes with TreeComp
> The first two are both free and the defacto standard, I would be amazed if
> you got any other suggestions that offer such a level of quality for your
> music.
> ID3TagIt is free, and I just happen to quite like it. Slick, reliable and
> maintained.
> TreeComp is a freebie from the Rockbox tools archive, and will certainly
> step 4, but I think it is a bit overkill for that purpose, so I only use
> to track changes quickly
> For chopping and splicing MP3s, I have found NOTHING except MP3DirectCut
> which will do this task without the quality loss inherent to re-encoding.
> For making playlists, I use:
> EAC - make playlist during rip
> ID3TagIt - make playlist during tagging
> WinAmp version 2 - mixes & personal compilations
> Hope that helps.
> BC
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