[LAU] Decent and attractive audio player
arthura at cox.net
Mon Apr 28 01:46:40 EDT 2008
Justin Smith wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 10:25 PM, Justin Smith <noisesmith at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 9:54 PM, Arthur <arthura at cox.net> wrote:
>> > Roger E wrote:
>> > > Another happy Amarok user here. I always fix the tags with Easytag
>> > > before adding them to the collection. With proper tags the search works
>> > > perfectly. Easytag can fetch tags from cddb also, and rename files from
>> > > tags.
>> > > If only Amarok had a replay gain function like fb2k I reckon it would be
>> > > perfect. It does take over half an hour to scan my 10000 tracks, but
>> > > hey, you only need to do that once.
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>> > >
>> > >
>> > I also think that amarok is great, but I have a very fast computer. I
>> > don't fix tags with easytag (but I do think that it's a great program),
>> > I rip with rubyripper and everything is ready to dump into my music
>> > folder as is. If you folks don't know about rubyripper, please check it
>> > out. I found out about it when I was running archlinux and I hope that
>> > there are binaries for every distro soon. No, I am not affiliated with
>> > rubyripper in any way.
>> > Enjoy,
>> > Arthur
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>> From the wikipedia page for the program:
>> One has to wonder though: can 3 bytes actually be heard in a wav file
>> that produces 180.000 bytes per second?
>> The answer is a definitive yes, and if you are (un)lucky, they may
>> just blow your speakers too. And I presume by 180,000 bytes per second
>> they mean 176,400.
>> Since it is a ruby application, presumably it wouldn't even be
>> possible to have a binary for it if you wanted one (or is it mixed
Don't know, I installed from a .deb package. It works.
>> It does look like an interesting application, but their alogorithms
>> are either very naively implemented or the wikipedia page explains
>> them poorly.
> I can only say, try it. I have been very pleased. I am a composer and my ears still function. I have hafler audio equipment and I can't hear the difference between my cd's and a rubyripper rip. YMMV, but it may please you as much as it's pleased me. I have tried many other rippers.
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