Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Feature request: Virtual Playlists
Re: Feature request: Virtual Playlists
From: Johan Vromans <jvromans_at_squirrel.nl>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2003 13:01:30 +0200
Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se> writes:
> Johan Vromans wrote:
> > Some time ago, I tried to rip a CD with continuous music, and play it
> > without interruptions. It turned out to be impossible when ripping
> > into separate tracks -- there's always a small pause due to technical
> > limitations of MP3 encoding.
> No, not if you encode the tracks in one batch using the --nogap LAME option.
I tried, sometimes it works, most of the time there still are audible
For my understanding: An MP3 file is just a header plus a series of
frames. When playing, Rockbox feeds the frames to the MP3 chip, right?
This is done in chunks. So it would not make a difference whether the
next chunk comes from the same file, or from a new file. This would
indicate that seamless play _is_ possible, provided the mp3 master
file has been cut into pieces at frame boundaries.
Or is there some more magic involved?
Received on 2003-07-13