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Subject: Re: Generic questions

Re: Generic questions

From: CB <cnoc_at_wi.rr.com>
Date: 2006-03-24

Correct me if I am wrong here, but if the player does not support ogg then the you are out of luck. For example, the Ipod does not support ogg playback so just because you have Rockbox installed you still won't get ogg playback. But, if you have an Iriver, that does support ogg, then Rockbox will playback ogg files. I think this is correct, but if I am wrong please someone correct me.

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Will Robertson
  To: Rockbox
  Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 8:50 AM
  Subject: Re: Generic questions

  As for the first question, rockbox currently supports many codecs, including ogg, but not Audible.
  I hear that you have to convert the audible file to an MP3 or other rockbox supported file before putting it on your device.
  And for the second question, daily builds are fine to install, but it isn't neccessary to install them on a per day basis.
  If you hear about some new feature that you would like then by all means install the new rockbox, but like I said, it isn't neccessary for rockbox to function.

  Will.

  On 3/25/06, Barrett, Don <Don.Barrett@ed.gov> wrote:
    Two generic questions please.

    Does Rockbox play ogg, Audible, etc? or just mp3?

    Also, should I always install the daily builds or should I wait until
    the list mentions a fix before doing so?

    Thanks.

    Don Barrett
    Section 508 Coordinator
    U.S. Department of Education
    (202)-205-8245
    don.barrett@ed.gov
Received on Fri Mar 24 16:04:37 2006


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