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Subject: Re: Gapless Playback

Re: Gapless Playback

From: Andreas Stemmer <>
Date: 2005-02-18

Johan Vromans wrote:
> Good story, although I thought the technical background is slightly
> different (something with overflow status that gets carried from mp3
> frame to mp3 frame.)
> A remark to add: If you (like me) have the habit of running mp3gain on
> your mp3s (to get a more or less consistent volume) be aware that
> mp3gain adds a small trailer (APEv2 tag) to each mp3 to register the
> gain settings and undo information. This trailer causes a small (but
> audible) gap during playback.

Ok, I added a note about overlapping frames and the bit reservoir (thanks to
Fabian Cenedese who pointed me to the Lame Tech-FAQ) and a small remark
about the problem of removing meta data.

Received on Fri Feb 18 14:35:18 2005

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