[LAU] Wav loop points

Nils Gey ich at nilsgey.de
Tue Dec 11 11:05:09 UTC 2012

On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:27:14 +0300
Louigi Verona <louigi.verona at gmail.com> wrote:

> *Wrote this some time ago to the list, never got a reply. Now looking
> through the archives, I don't see this mail at all. I did attach a file, so
> maybe it was filtered.
> This is why I am duplicating this.*
> Hey fellas!
> I notice that no Linux samplers seem to support wav file loop points. All
> Windows DAWs that I have used support the format and there are a lot of
> samples out there with perfect loop points which is very useful.
> I have no idea whether this is part of the spec or not but these
> looppoints have been used for more than 15 years, that's for sure,
> since some
> of these sample collections have been around during tracking days. I did
> find something on loops here: http://www.sonicspot.com/guide/wavefiles.html
> But I think you, devs, know better than me anyway.
> I think it would be great if LMMS, samplers like Petri-Foo would support
> this, as this adds a lot of functionality. Many sample collections provide
> perfect loops and it is tiresome to have to try to remake it by hand each
> time, while in some software it is simply impossible at all.
> What do you think?

How do you store wave and loop data? Or how do you plan to enter the loop points? 
A quick look over the wikipedia Wave page does not indicate that loop points are part of the format itself.


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