Rockbox mail archive
Subject: RE: mp3-editor and some basic questions
From: Crouch, Kevin L - CONT - JW933C (crouch_at_jwfc.jfcom.mil)
Totally agree. To whoever it was that reccommended MP3 DirectCut - thanks so
much! What a great freeware MP3 splitter.
I just loaded Rockbox for the first time, so forgive me if these questions
are basic. To me these features are necessary to warrant switching from the
While playing a song, can I browse other files and directories?
Can I delete/move/rename files?
Can I setup the WPS to show only the ID Tags I want? I'd like to
make room for bigger meters or leave the status bar up all the time.
Thanks, you guys are brilliant!
Last note, not critical - For Tetris, using the Play/Pause key for flipping
blocks entangles my thumbs. Could you use the On or Off key instead?.
> From: Chris Holt
> Reply To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2003 8:03 PM
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: RE: mp3-editor?
> On Wed, 26 Mar 2003 11:21:13 -0400, Justin Heiner wrote:
> >I'm not sure about CoolEdit, but GoldWave requires you to uncompress the
> >MP3 into memory before editing it, so you would have to recompress it
> >when you save it, losing some quality.
> >I use some cheap software called mp3surgeon. It's under $20 for
> >registration and does the best job at cutting that I've seen. You can do
> >waveform previews so you can cut at the correct spot, etc. Very easy to
> Since finding MP3 DirectCut I ditched MP3 Surgeon. The waveform display
> of MP3 Surgeon does NOT give a clear indication at all of where to cut
> the files. Now this could be down to the fact that I am typically
> cutting up low bitrate speech recordings, but even at that, MP3DC let's
> me see much more of the waveform in a zoomable window, and offers
> splitting that numbers files correctly. (Surgeon adds leading zeros to
> all track numbers, forcing you to renumber tracks 1-9) If you want to do
> both splits and cuts in MP3 Surgeon, you are forced to delete sections
> manually after splitting, once again, forcing you to renumber tracks.
> The author is responsive to feature requests and added an auto cue
> function shortly after I asked for it. Of course the fact that it's
> freeware is icing on the MP3DirectCut cake. :)
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