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Subject: Re: AAC support flaky in iPod Nano

Re: AAC support flaky in iPod Nano

From: Erik Slagter <>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 12:34:45 +0200

On ma, 2006-08-14 at 22:00 -1000, Woody Anna Dresner wrote:
> Somewhere between the July 26 and August 4 builds, AAC files stopped
> playing consistently in my iPod Nano. Typically, whenever I do a
> reset and then try to play an AAC file from the file browser, the
> iPod crashes. If I play about 30 seconds of an MP3 file after a
> reset and then try to play an AAC file, it usually plays, and then
> all AAC files play fine until I reset the iPod. Since I often switch
> to the Apple firmware, I have to reset pretty frequently, so this
> problem comes up a lot. And I'm not exactly sure what makes AAC
> files play okay - as I said, playing 30 seconds of an MP3 usually
> does it, but playing a long MP3 playlist doesn't. And tonight, using
> the latest build (the August 15 one), this method didn't work, but
> after a couple resets the AAC files started playing okay. Reverting
> to the July 26 build solved the problem. I play files from the file
> browser and am running MS Mary as my voice. Has anyone else experienced this?

What container are your AAC files in? I have never managed to play _any_
AAC file on Rockbox, being in ADTS (raw) or MP4 (m4a) container.

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Received on 2006-08-15

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