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Subject: Re: Playback Question on VBR Recordings - thanks, problem solved
From: Andrew Glass (
Date: 2003-12-08

Linus & Andreas - Thank you! The "Update VBR file"
worked great. Now I can banish commercials with a
couple of quick keyboard strokes.


--- Linus Nielsen Feltzing <> wrote:
> Andrew Glass wrote:
> > I've been using it to record the audio portion of
> some
> > talk shows. When I copy the files onto my computer
> at
> > work and play them back (either in WinAmp or in
> > Windows Media Player) I am having a problem "fast
> > forwarding" over the commercials. When I use
> either
> > the progress bar or keyboard to skip ahead I get
> > unpredictable results.
> Try "Update VBR File". You find it in the ON+Play
> menu. Select the file
> in the browser and press ON and Play simultaneously,
> then select "Update
> VBR File".
> This will add/update the Xing header, which contains
> an index for
> seeking in VBR files. This will improve, but not
> completely solve the
> problem.
> Linus

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