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Subject: Re: special request ...

Re: special request ...

From: Johan Vromans <>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 22:50:15 +0200

David McIntyre <> writes:

> Interesting request. I'm interested in doing the same thing with cue points on
> standard CDs. The mp3 format has no built-in support for what you're trying to
> do, but nothing's stopping you from dicing up your mp3s in audio editing
> software and putting these all in one folder on your device. So each track
> would be made up of about 5 or more pieces, numbered such that they'd be
> alphabetically sorted and play correctly in straight-through mode, or be useful
> in performance mode.

When you cut[1] one MP3 file into five pieces, say A, B, C, D, and E,
they will sound seamlessly when played _in that order_. But when you
play A, B, C, D, B, C, D, B, C, D, B, E (not uncommon), you will get
small but audible disruptions on the transitions from D -> B and B -> E.

-- Johan

[1] E.g.,
Received on 2003-08-25

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