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Subject: Re: Rockbox skips through Ogg files

Re: Rockbox skips through Ogg files

From: Matt Reath <>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 14:17:13 -0600

On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 02:05:05PM -0600, Robert Keevil wrote:
> 2009/2/3 Paul Louden <>:
> >
> > I'm actually more interested in the "MP3 encoding" bit. Is that MP3 in an
> > Ogg container, rather than Vorbis? If so, it won't play no matter what you
> > do with the tags.
> That's just 'file' trusting the header and not looking deeper into the sample.
> $ dd skip=1 bs=1168 if=01\ Down.ogg of=test.ogg
> $ file test.ogg
> test.ogg: Ogg data, Vorbis audio, stereo, 44100 Hz, ~128000 bps,
> created by: Xiph.Org libVorbis I
> The resulting test.ogg plays in the sim, but lacks any metadata.

So you skipped ahead 1168 bytes and output the rest. I'll see if I can
do that to get them to play. Good thinking on that one.

I used to convert my MP3
collection to Ogg. Yeah lossless to lossless isn't a good idea but I
was on a free format kick.

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