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Subject: Re: Variable speed on the Iriver?

Re: Variable speed on the Iriver?

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 09:18:26 +0100

Jonathan Mosen wrote:
> Hamish I agree that more speed would be good. Also if there is some
> algorithm that allows the speed to be increased without increasing the
> pitch, that would be super.

One problem is that faster playback means faster decoding. The CPU has
to decode the audio at a rate faster than realtime. You can only
increase the playback rate so much until the CPU gets too much work.

Secondly, preserving the pitch is quite CPU intensive as well. It's on
my list of things I want to do though.

Received on 2006-01-17

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