[LAU] Strange sound file

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Mon Aug 24 05:11:10 EDT 2009

Dan S wrote:
> If you look at the two outputs below you'll see that newmessage.wav
> has some extra info embedded in it - possibly newmessage.wav is
> actually a BWF-format file?
> ...
> LIST : 74
>   INFO
>     ISFT : Sonic Foundry Sound Forge 6.0
>     IENG :
>     ICRD : 2005-05-16

No, that's just standard RIFF metadata.  The file ring.wav uses exactly
the same sample format, so any program that plays that file but not
newmessage.wav is just an example of Sturgeon's Law.

Best regards,

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