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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: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 18:37:11 -0400

Magnus Holmgren wrote:
>> Would it be helpful in troubleshooting for me to provide the FLAC file
>> that doesn't play to a developer? (For copyright reasons, I wouldn't
>> post it publicly.)
> I've looked at the file and it works fine on my iRiver (ColdFire-based).
> Works in the simulator too, so I'm not sure what the problem could be.
> Nothing special about the file that I can see. Encoded by libFLAC 1.1.2,
> bitrate is 728 kbps, max frame size is 3321 bytes, no seek table...

It appears this was due to something else. I deleted the file and copied
it back to the device, and now it works! It's a brand new device so I
think drive corruption is unlikely. Whatever it was it apparently isn't
a codec problem.

Received on 2007-10-05

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