Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Generic questions
Re: Generic questions
From: CB <cnoc_at_wi.rr.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 09:16:41 -0600
Sweet, this is one time I am happy to be wrong. Looks like I will be making
a purchase this weekend.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Benjamin Walter" <newslettercatcher_at_bbpo.de>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 9:11 AM
Subject: Re: Generic questions
>I don't own an IPod, but according to
> you are sadly wrong ;-)
> CB wrote:
>> Correct me if I am wrong here, but if the player does not support ogg
>> then the you are out of luck. For example, the Ipod does not support ogg
>> playback so just because you have Rockbox installed you still won't get
>> ogg playback. But, if you have an Iriver, that does support ogg, then
>> Rockbox will playback ogg files. I think this is correct, but if I am
>> wrong please someone correct me.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Will Robertson
>> To: Rockbox
>> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 8:50 AM
>> Subject: Re: Generic questions
>> As for the first question, rockbox currently supports many codecs,
>> including ogg, but not Audible.
>> I hear that you have to convert the audible file to an MP3 or other
>> rockbox supported file before putting it on your device.
>> And for the second question, daily builds are fine to install, but it
>> isn't neccessary to install them on a per day basis.
>> If you hear about some new feature that you would like then by all
>> means install the new rockbox, but like I said, it isn't neccessary for
>> rockbox to function.
>> On 3/25/06, Barrett, Don <Don.Barrett_at_ed.gov> wrote:
>> Two generic questions please.
>> Does Rockbox play ogg, Audible, etc? or just mp3?
>> Also, should I always install the daily builds or should I wait until
>> the list mentions a fix before doing so?
>> Don Barrett
>> Section 508 Coordinator
>> U.S. Department of Education
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