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Subject: Re: Rockbox Digest, Vol 13, Issue 35

Re: Rockbox Digest, Vol 13, Issue 35

From: Ray Lambert <>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 08:48:40 -0500

> Subject:
> Re: More Responsive Track Switching
> From:
> "Andreas Stemmer" <>
> Date:
> Thu, 17 Feb 2005 09:56:36 +0100 (MET)
> To:
> Rockbox development <>
>blaou wrote:
>>> Lame with --nogaps doesn't work, since the hardware has to support LAME
>>> tags (where the real tracklength would be stored). apparently, only the
>>> rio karma does...
>>> only the bladeenc supports true compatible gapless support, but the
>>> quality sucks..
>>> the only solution is cuesheet support!
>It's a solution, but not the only one. If you want gapless playback, you
>have to convert the _whole_ cd (or recording) as _one_ mp3 and cut it
>afterwards with MP3DirectCut, MusiCutter, mp3cut or any similar tool which
>allows cutting on frame boundaries without reencoding.


How is this going to help? You still end up with multiple files,
right? My understanding is that the problem is latency when rockbox
switches from one track to the next. Is this incorrect?

Are you implying that the real problem is partial frames, e.g. at the
end of a track?


Received on 2005-02-17

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