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Forum: Winamp Wishlist 3rd November 2011, 12:19
Replies: 1
Views: 2,338
Posted By germain47
Apple Lossess goes open source

I just read Apple has opened up the source code to ALAC.
http://www.mactrast.com/2011/10/apple-lossless-audio-codec-goes-open-source/
As most of my collection consists of tagged flac files, it'd be...
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 16th June 2011, 13:10
Replies: 0
Views: 982
Posted By germain47
editor not writing metadata to files

I recently re-installed Winamp Pro on my new computer (Windows 7 64 bit). I am using the editor in the media library to write metadata to flac files. The tags appear to be written properly in the...
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 16th March 2010, 19:56
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By germain47
Thanks Egg. Problem solved.

Thanks Egg. Problem solved.
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 16th March 2010, 17:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By germain47
Format converter problems

I'm attempting to convert flac to mp3 with Winamp Pro. I highlight the files I want to convert in the media library and select send to format converter. In the window which opens, I am unable to...
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 13th January 2010, 17:18
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By germain47
Never mind. Attempting to write to read only...

Never mind.
Attempting to write to read only files doesn't work out too well.:rolleyes:
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 13th January 2010, 15:41
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By germain47
Can not write tags

During the installation of 5.572 an error message informed me that a necessary directx component was missing. After the installation completed I discovered I could no longer use the edit function to...
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 11th January 2010, 02:12
Replies: 7
Views: 4,643
Posted By germain47
There is an argument to be made that using an...

There is an argument to be made that using an 88.2k or 96k sample rate does produce a noticeable improvement in audio quality. Even though we can not hear the higher frequencies per se the energy of...
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 10th January 2010, 16:29
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By germain47
Highlight the files you want to convert in the...

Highlight the files you want to convert in the music library. Right click and select send to > format converter. You'll be able to set the parameters of the transcode in the pop up window that opens.
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 9th January 2010, 17:00
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By germain47
If your flac files are tagged pay the $20 and...

If your flac files are tagged pay the $20 and purchase Winamp Pro. If not, Trader's Little Helper will convert flac to mp3 easily, but it'll strip your tags.
http://tlh.easytree.org/ (http://)
Forum: Winamp Discussion 9th January 2010, 16:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,410
Posted By germain47
You could include the extension field in your...

You could include the extension field in your local media view. (Right click on any field at the top of the library and select custom.) You could then sort by by track name or extension depending on...
Forum: Breaking News 28th September 2009, 00:20
Replies: 3
Views: 3,495
Posted By germain47
That there would be any controversy over the...

That there would be any controversy over the President of the United States addressing the nation's school children marks a new low in opposition politics. Jimmy Carter is right, a significant...
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 30th July 2009, 00:07
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By germain47
I believe I am correct in saying that mass...

I believe I am correct in saying that mass produced CDs are burned with a 2 second gap between tracks. The direct sound adjustments you mention will eliminate the gap on digital files stored on your...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 25th July 2009, 12:49
Replies: 7
Views: 3,136
Posted By germain47
The Winamp ripper is not as rigorous as EAC; the...

The Winamp ripper is not as rigorous as EAC; the possibility for errors being introduced using Winamp is greater. This is true whether the encoding of the rip is mp3 or flac. So theoretically, using...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 25th July 2009, 01:47
Replies: 7
Views: 3,136
Posted By germain47
If you want your final product to be an mp3,...

If you want your final product to be an mp3, there is no benefit first converting your CD to flac. Even not knowing your ultimate aim in ripping your CD's, I can think of no reason you'd want to...
Forum: Breaking News 29th June 2009, 02:25
Replies: 30
Views: 5,929
Posted By germain47
So I don't share your hatred and you can do no...

So I don't share your hatred and you can do no better than stooping to name calling. Intellectually weak at best. Please, spare me.

Before you cast judgment, make sure you have cast the mote from...
Forum: Breaking News 28th June 2009, 01:57
Replies: 30
Views: 5,929
Posted By germain47
The story of Michael Jackson is a tragedy of...

The story of Michael Jackson is a tragedy of genius coupled with all too human frailties and dysfunctions. Anyone can label a person with derogatory names and dismiss the complexity that makes a...
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 8th January 2009, 01:31
Replies: 1
Views: 1,153
Posted By germain47
It's been a while, but you should be able to tag...

It's been a while, but you should be able to tag your songs in the media library. As long as you don't rename or move your files in explorer, your tags will display properly in the library.

You...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 10th December 2008, 16:03
Replies: 9
Views: 3,418
Posted By germain47
prkirsch, Jaunus is giving you sound advice. I'll...

prkirsch, Jaunus is giving you sound advice. I'll try explain enough so that you'll understand why it is sound advice.

The alt-preset-fast-standard will produce VBR files which average around...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 30th November 2008, 14:06
Replies: 3
Views: 2,014
Posted By germain47
You can right click on a file in the media...

You can right click on a file in the media library or in the playlist editor, select "view file info" and pull up the tag. Within the tag you can edit.

Unfortunately, Winamp can only display...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 10th November 2008, 19:50
Replies: 28
Views: 6,208
Posted By germain47
Archiving your CD collection to any lossy format...

Archiving your CD collection to any lossy format is something you may well come to regret. The audio deleted by lossy encoding is gone forever and as others have pointed out whatever format & bitrate...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 14th August 2008, 20:42
Replies: 3
Views: 6,677
Posted By germain47
Thanks for your reply. Looks like a bit of a...

Thanks for your reply. Looks like a bit of a learning curve is ahead. I have the opportunity to grab several shows encoded in this format, so I guess I'd better get hoping. Don't go to far j7n, this...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 14th August 2008, 17:27
Replies: 3
Views: 6,677
Posted By germain47
How to Play DTS audio?I

I would like to play flac encoded DTS audio through Winamp. My sound card supports DTS but I don't have the surround sound speaker set-up, so I want to listen as normal stereo. I installed Winamp AC3...
Forum: General Discussions 8th August 2008, 19:14
Replies: 27
Views: 5,726
Posted By germain47
Mr. Magic, it's time for you to step up to the...

Mr. Magic, it's time for you to step up to the plate in a big way. This is your son you're talking about and if he is growing up in the conditions you've described, it is your obligation to intercede...
Forum: Winamp Discussion 23rd June 2008, 20:35
Replies: 17
Views: 13,389
Posted By germain47
Does this version properly write flac...

Does this version properly write flac fingerprints into the files headers during the encoding process?
Forum: Winamp Technical Support 31st May 2008, 01:16
Replies: 22
Views: 9,731
Posted By germain47
Since the CD audio files have no checksums, you...

Since the CD audio files have no checksums, you can not ever be 100% certain the rip is perfect. When ripping you are creating the first set of checksums for the files. If you were to rip again, and...
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