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Subject: Re: Continuous playback

Re: Continuous playback

From: Eugenio Perea <>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 08:35:59 -0500


Could you point out where I can find more documentation on this? I
listen to a lot of progressive music and the gaps, however small, can
really disrupt my listening experience. I use LAME with the r3mix
options for encoding.



Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> Tim Elliott wrote:
>> What is standing in the way of getting Rockbox to play multiple tracks
>> as a continuous stream of frames? I know this has been discussed
>> before. Rockbox allows almost gapless playback now, but when playing
>> back a live album, I still hear a short dropout between tracks, which is
>> distracting.
> Nothing is standing in the way. Rockbox does what it can to play back
> the tracks seamlessly. If you have some tracks that don't, please make
> them available for us to download so we can examine them.
> However, you must have encoded them in a way that the track boundaries
> are seamless (the --nogap LAME option, for instance). If not, there will
> still be glitches, since the tracks are "terminated" (the bit reservoir
> is emptied).
> Linus
Received on 2003-05-28

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