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Subject: Re: mp3 cutting and pasting
From: Ronald Teune (
Date: 2004-08-17

You can also get mp3directcut.
It's free (well, we had the discussion, free just means
you-dont-have-to-pay-money-for-it in this case), small, and supports cue
sheets out of the box. and it does not re-encode, just splits the mp3's.
Not sure about id3 though.

On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 11:28:44 -0400, Green, Tom <> wrote:

> I'm not sure about this, and I can't find it in the documentation, but
> it looks to me as if Sony's "Sound Forge" (v7.0) does NOT re-encode the
> mp3 files after editing - if you just select "save" and not "save as".
> Anyone else have any more info on this?
> - Tom Green
>> blaou <> writes:
>> > For selecting your points in the cuesheet it might actually much
>> > better to convert the file to wav first and find them there.
>> Audacity converts to WAV. That's why I wrote "so I'd only use it to
>> locate the cut points, not for cutting since that would degrade the
>> audio quality."
>> > Since Archos uses VBR encoding, often the times aren't accurate in
>> > most mp3-software....
>> mp3cut counts the length of each frame copied, precision guaranteed.
>> -- Johan
>> _______________________________________________
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Ronald Teune
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