Exactly what options in EAC are changed when installing Omni Encoder? I ask because I had saved my default (complete) profile in EAC, then saved (compression) only profiles for using either LAME, LAME+EAC id3 tagging, or Omni. I found that after installing Omni, if I tried to load one of my (compression) only LAME profiles, the wrong commandline was used regardless that the lame.exe path was correct in EAC's compression settings. It's impossible to see the entire commandline that is called, but it looks like EAC is still trying to call the EACEncoder.exe file in the Omni directory.If I reload my default (complete) profile my LAME encodes once again work as they should. After reloading my default (complete) profile, if I try to load the Omni (compression) only profile, I get errors and it doesn't work. Once again, it passing the wrong commandline/path, but I cannot see exactly what it is trying to send. A little help please?
Just tried this for converting Flac 1.1.0 files (-5 and -8) to Flac 1.1.3 (-8) -- and I'm noticing1) even though I have 'include Flac comments' checked, they aren't preserved in the reencoded flacs2) the 'composer' tag isn't preserved (and I have lots of classical files to re-encode )
Omni Encoder, by virtue of its multi-codec design, doesn't really "pass through" tags so much as read them out, and then retag the resulting files with those values. So what I mean is, the only fields that get used are the ones you see in the GUI... stuff like composer is going to get lost.
You raise a good point though with classical... I want to add custom tag fields as well, but "composer" might be a good one to add right to the current interface.For now you might want to try that "FLAC Frontend" app for straight reencoding with FLAC.
Are you having problems with the standard fields though (artist, album etc?)
Omni Encoder is a graphical, multi-format front-end and EAC plug-in.01/02/07: Updated to version 1.2 (WavPack support added)
Quote from: Jebus on 18 December, 2006, 12:59:51 AMOmni Encoder is a graphical, multi-format front-end and EAC plug-in.01/02/07: Updated to version 1.2 (WavPack support added)Hi -Why does the install show 1.2 but the installed file show 1.1.2 ?Not sure if anyone caught this.Thanks!
Hey, Omni Encoder is a pretty nice program. I just have a few feature suggestions...* An "Add Folder" command that brings up a directory tree.* Options for the user to specify where the files for the various encoders are found. (I keep single audio codec folders that all my rippers/frontends reference so I can quickly plop a new encoder version into the appropriate directory w/o having to copy it into every individual program's folder... but Omni doesn't seem to allow for this.)* An advanced "command line override" for those who want to tweak around with the command lines directly instead of relying on the GUI settings... also, this gives better forward compatibility, so that if Omni development halts and the encoders change their commands or syntax, Omni won't then become completely useless.Thanks for reading, and hopefully considering. Also, I'm now noticing that it doesn't seem to read track number tags if they're formatted for multiple disc albums (such as "2-03" for disc 2 track 3). The FLAC comment field doesn't seem to be copied over either. And could you please clarify that "Delete" in the Edit menu actually means Clear or Remove... I was worried it might physically delete my files.
@JebusI have some FLAC files with replay-gain values.My problem is that, when I transcode them to mp3 the replay-gain values are gone.I don't want to get new replay-gain values I just wan't to keep the old ones. It would be nice if the program just copies the old tags to the new transcoded files.Maybe you could include an option to preserve the tags?Thanks for your efforts, cool app
* You can just drag/drop the folder and it will add everything underneath it in the tree.* I might make it possible instead to replace the .exes with shortcuts. While it is usually safe to do so, sometimes different versions might cause weird behaviour, so I really like the idea of having "official" versions of things. Will ponder.* No to the command-line override. If there is an option you need, and it isn't supported, AND you can justify why you want it, then I might add it. Otherwise no. The LAME GUI, for example, follows the LAME dev GUI recommendations, and they don't want this option added. If you want to break your files with weird-ass options, you're on your own (source code is available ).* Yeah, its set to ignore track numbers that aren't numbers. And only the fields you see already are currently written. I'll be adding more flexible tagging options in the future.* Changing "delete" to "remove from list" sounds like a good idea.
I recognize that this is your program, and that you're free to do with it as you will... to implement or refuse to consider features at your discretion. Just espousing my own personal opinions & desires for such a frontend.
Again, so far so good.I don't use many tags, however, BPM should be xferred along w/ YEAR in some cases.I go from FLAC > MP3.Any word on EAC multi encode (like MAREO)? I fig it could kick off a simultaneous thread each encoding process and optionally delete source WAV upon last encode? BONUS - Let each encode have their own folder FLAC/WAV/MP3/etc... off the root (only multi encode option).Thanks!Oh, someone else asked for 'wait til done' before terminate on error. Is that still possible? I went to convert 950 FLAC and it stopped mid stream on bad file. Could it not just continue and log the offenders?Finally, be expecting a donation from me. This is useful - even if the above mentioned changes are not implemented.Thanks!
Hi..First of all , many thanks for doing this free for the community.I just downloaded, and gave it my first try , to transcode bunch of ogg files to mp3 (lame, quality 2).It transcoded all files (12 of them) OK, then it came to a part that said "post-processing album" ..and gave an unhandled exception.. (see below).If you want, I can give you the complete details, or any other info you might need... (that is, if you feel like investigating this :-)Thanks!GonzaEdit: I tried again 4 or 5 times, with the same set of vorbis files: One file, it works OK. I try to convert 2 files, and it crashes....Also tried with a set of FLAC files, everything works fine.GonzaSee the end of this message for details on invoking just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.************** Exception Text **************System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at OmniEncoder.Frontend.ConvertForm.converter_ConversionProgressChanged(Object sender, ConversionProgressChangedEventArgs e) at OmniEncoder.Converter.worker_ProgressChanged(Object sender, ProgressChangedEventArgs e) at System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.OnProgressChanged(ProgressChangedEventArgs e) at System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.ProgressReporter(Object arg)************** Loaded Assemblies **************etc
I found a critter...Not sure if it's FLAC or your GUI.The '%' must be a forbidden character. In the file name, it flags as defective.As a tag entry, it won't be written. Stops OMNI dead.I only have a handful of these. Is this something you can fix (in case others have issue) or the nature of METAFLAC?Thanks bud!
If you want, I can send you a couple of the files I am using ... Thanks again !Gonza
I only had like 5 or so with a '%' so I just changed to 'percent'. Same for the file & directory name.So far, all is good.Using the batch file to find bad FLACs, it also did not like '%' either. So maybe you cannot do anything but a work a round.Oh, any word on multi encode ?
Hi..First of all , many thanks for doing this free for the community.I just downloaded, and gave it my first try , to transcode bunch of ogg files to mp3 (lame, quality 2).It transcoded all files (12 of them) OK, then it came to a part that said "post-processing album" ..and gave an unhandled exception.. (see below).
I only had like 5 or so with a '%' so I just changed to 'percent'. Same for the file & directory name.So far, all is good.Using the batch file to find bad FLACs, it also did not like '%' either. So maybe you cannot do anything but a work a round.
Oh, a note for future update - I like to have the latest LAME DLL file. Perhaps you could 'ask' for overwrite permission if version conflict (the various CODECS) when upgrading.
Version 1.2.4 is out.* Fixed above-mentioned crash when converting tagless files (thanks gonza).