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Subject: Re: Can you still use MP3 voice files with rockbox 3.0?

Re: Can you still use MP3 voice files with rockbox 3.0?

From: Werewolf <werewolf6851_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 21:57:03 -0600

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Bill Bogstad wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 10:08 PM, Rich Cavallaro <richcav1014_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> unless you are using an an archos player, you should use the new speex
>> format for voice files and .talk files.
>
> Are the filenames/usage of speex file documented anywhere? The 3.0
> version of the manual
> still talks about all of the speech files being in MP3 format. Can I
> use the same name format for
> the files or has that changed?
>
> The wiki page
>
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/VoiceHowto
>
> only mentions speex in passing at one point and talks about MP3 everywhere else.
>
> Is there a recommended tool to convert mp3 to an appropriate speex format?
>
> Thanks,
> Bill Bogstad
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you didn't mention which OS system you were using on your computer.

Linux fairly easy, using either SoX or
using lame to decode mp3 to wav, then speexenc to encode wav to spx

Windows Cygwin does come with speex, idk how set up lame inside of
cygwin though.

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