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Subject: Re: choppy playback of ogg files

Re: choppy playback of ogg files

From: Magnus Holmgren <>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 21:20:31 +0200

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 09:32, scar <> wrote:

> i am having issues playing ogg files on my sansa e280 with rockbox 3.3.
>  they are 96 kHz ogg files that were created by audacity 1.3.5 as a
> result of vinyl recording.  the archival, 24-bit flac, versions are
> playing OK on rockbox (also exported from audacity at the same time as
> the OGG), but the OGG files are choppy: a few seconds will play, then it
> pauses for about 1 second, and that process repeats.
> any ideas what the problem is?

Sounds like the files simply can't be decoded in real-time. Given that
Rockbox will convert the audio to 44.1 kHz using a not-so-good
resampler, you'd be better off by re-encoding the files in 44.1 kHz.
The FLAC's can play because they are faster to decode, but the quality
issue is still there.

Received on 2009-07-31

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