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Subject: Re: mp3 cutting and pasting
From: blaou (blaou_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2004-08-17


For selecting your points in the cuesheet it might actually much better
to convert the file to wav first and find them there. Since Archos uses
VBR encoding, often the times aren't accurate in most mp3-software....
converting to wav first makes sure, that the cutting points are accurate
(especially if you wanna burn a CD!)

On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 08:48:26 +0200
Johan Vromans <jvromans_at_squirrel.nl> wrote:

> Christopher Moore <christopher.h.moore_at_verizon.net> writes:
>
> > I downlaoded mp3cut, but can't figure out how to use it. Is there a
> > tool for building a cue file?
>
> Included in the mp3cut kit is a tool cddb2cue, that produces a cue
> file from a cddb entry.
>
> Usually I use the audacity tool [1] to locate the exact cut points,
> and create the cue file manually, or using the attached script.
> For example, if the cut points for file album.mp3 are at 1:20 5:31.5
> and 11:12, you run the scripts like this:
>
> perl cuefilemaker.pl album.mp3 1:20 5:31.5 11:12 > x.cue
> perl mp3cut.pl x.cue
>
> No fancy GUI, but effective and easy.
> Note that audacity works with decoding/encoding, so I only use it to
> locate the cut points, not for cutting since that would degrade the
> audio quality.
>
> -- Johan
>
> [1] http://audacity.sourceforge.net
>
>
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