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Subject: Re: More Responsive Track Switching

Re: More Responsive Track Switching

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: 2005-02-16

Ray Lambert wrote:
> I think the more important use for this is when listening to live music
> recordings or other material where there isn't supposed to be any gap
> between tracks. I listen to live recordings a lot and the gap is often
> times jarring to some degree. I've thought numerous times about trying
> to implement seamless track switching myself. The obvious way to fix it
> is to begin loading the next song before the current one ends,
> preferably before the disc spins down, probably reading it immediately
> after reading the final chunk of the currently playing file. I haven't
> looked at the code yet myself though so I'm not sure what the best way
> to implement this would be; but I have no doubt that it CAN be done.

I don't get it. Rockbox does seamless track switching since many years.

Received on Wed Feb 16 20:41:40 2005

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