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Subject: Re: bug: playing back long recordings

Re: bug: playing back long recordings

From: Chris Holt <>
Date: Sun, 18 May 2003 21:04:37 -0400

On Sun, 18 May 2003 23:08:15 +0200, Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
>Martin Borus wrote:
>>So for this problem it wouldn't help because I just want to be able to
>>play a recording with the VBR info beeing ignored.
>You can't have the cake and eat it too. If you want to ignore the VBR
>info (the Xing header) you simply will not be able to seek accurately
>within the file. That is what the Xing header is for.
>However, it should always display 0kbit/s when playing it. If it
>doesn't, we have a bug somewhere.
>If you want, I can create a standalone PC VBRFix application.

I would appreciate that! As Martin pointed out, many of the VBR
utilities out there have problems with large files. MP3Trim does a great
job, but the version that can do really large files costs way too much

Received on 2003-05-19

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