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Subject: Re: Certain FLAC files don't play on iPod Video 80GB

Re: Certain FLAC files don't play on iPod Video 80GB

From: Adam Rosi-Kessel <>
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2007 15:00:23 -0400

Tapio Kelloniemi wrote:
> > I recent ripped a CD in FLAC format. Nine out of ten tracks play fine,
> > but one track it just skips. I don't see any error. The same track plays
> > fine on a computer with standard FLAC playing tools.
> What version of FLAC did you use? What options did you use when encoding?

I encoded it on a Windows box, using the latest CDex, which lists "Flac
encoder DLL" as the encoder. The options provided by CDex are: stereo
(not mono), "on the fly encoding" (on), and compression level (8).

> Does "flac --test" succeed?

Yes, no errors.

> What happens if you open the context menu in the
> File browser for the problematic file, then select playlist,
> then insert?
> Music playback must be stopped (not paused) before doing this.

It doesn't play, but playlist shows:

1. (ERR) (followed by the filename)

Received on 2007-10-01

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