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I would personally start by removing plugins one by one starting with the ones with the oldest dates. once the crashing stops look for the latest versions of the plugins to have removed and added them back one by one.

Hopefully that will narrow down the plugin causing it or fix the problem.
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DLS is external to the MIDI file, and most players will not support it. There is DirectMusic, but it's rather flaky, and no longer supported.

Thanks for the answers. It seems I need to find another way to reproduce good quality music in RPG Maker 2k3.
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Validated News / Re: Opus 1.2 is out!
Last post by Kamedo2 -
Also, keep in mind that this figure is meant to give a rough idea of the quality. One shouldn't read too much out of it, especially considering that we're mixing in speech, music, mono stereo, and 5 different bandwidths.
My thought is the same.
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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_discogs
Last post by zoomorph -
Discogs API using OAuth appears to be broken right now.

Hi zoomorph, any news on this? still not working for me...  i always get the '(FATAL) Error: Network exceptionSecurity error' message.

Big fan of your plug-in btw, thank you for the effort you put on it. Cheers!
This is a different error. Discogs seems to have fixed the API problem from last week. This error is probably related to SSL certificates.... I would suggest searching this thread as it's probably been covered before.
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General A/V / Re: looking for MP4 metadata editor for linux
Last post by lameboy -
Have you tried Kid3?

https://kid3.sourceforge.io/
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Yep, there is nothing wrong with MP3. All right, it needs more bitrate but transparent point at ~170-192 kbps (LAME V3-V2) isn't that high price to pay for compatibility with certain hardware. 
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People don't seem to use media with their cars anymore. Or at least, much less than it was the case even three years ago.

People seem to care much more, whether they can pair their car with their cellphone. And if that's not the case, how they can play back music from their cellphone through the car's stereo via a cable. I don't mind that at all, it's the next logical step.

I generally agree, however, I still find that simply plugging in a SD card or USB stick with MP3 into a car stereo is more convenient then placing a smartphone into the holder, organizing it's power supply, connections, wiring etc. Also, the audio controls on the wheel itself are very ergonomic. I have a blue tooth option (at least it says so on the screen), but could not pair my Xperia Z3 for some reason.

I was really hoping that AAC will make any other formats obsolete for me (including FLAC or other lossless), but when dealing with an older car stereos I still use mp3 and actually, don't mind it at all.
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Support - (fb2k) / Re: Foobar crashes without any notice
Last post by tim687 -
Here you go:

Code: [Select]
Core (2017-07-10 05:24:08 UTC)
    foobar2000 core 1.3.16
foo_albumlist.dll (2017-07-10 05:22:48 UTC)
    Album List 4.5
foo_burninate.dll (2015-09-04 14:53:49 UTC)
    Audio CD Writer 3.0.3
foo_cdda.dll (2017-07-10 05:22:22 UTC)
    CD Audio Decoder 3.0
foo_channel_mixer.dll (2011-06-01 17:18:00 UTC)
    Channel Mixer 0.9.6.7
foo_converter.dll (2017-07-10 05:22:28 UTC)
    Converter 1.5
foo_discogs.dll (2017-03-11 10:16:24 UTC)
    Discogs Tagger 2.13
foo_dsp_BassExciter_EN.dll (2011-01-15 12:32:28 UTC)
    Real Bass Exciter EFX Module (en-US) 1.0.12
foo_dsp_effect.dll (2017-09-17 09:22:00 UTC)
    Effect DSP 0.21.1
foo_dsp_eq.dll (2017-07-10 05:22:46 UTC)
    Equalizer 1.2
foo_dsp_fsurround.dll (2012-07-07 06:29:42 UTC)
    FreeSurround 0.9.0
foo_dsp_std.dll (2017-07-10 05:22:42 UTC)
    Standard DSP Array 1.3.1
foo_fileops.dll (2017-07-10 05:21:24 UTC)
    File Operations 2.2.2
foo_freedb2.dll (2016-03-30 11:45:14 UTC)
    Online Tagger 0.7
foo_httpcontrol.dll (2013-04-26 16:12:30 UTC)
    HTTP Control 0.97.14-fb2kc
foo_input_std.dll (2017-07-10 05:22:04 UTC)
    FFmpeg Decoders 3.2.4
    Standard Input Array 1.0
foo_jesus.dll (2010-09-23 00:34:06 UTC)
    Autosave & Autobackup 10
foo_masstag.dll (2015-07-17 14:31:17 UTC)
    Masstagger 1.8.4
foo_musicbrainz.dll (2017-09-18 17:53:19 UTC)
    MusicBrainz Tagger 0.3.1
foo_out_asio.dll (2014-09-08 13:28:16 UTC)
    ASIO support 2.1.2
foo_playcount.dll (2013-02-01 08:40:46 UTC)
    Playback Statistics 3.0.2
foo_quicktag.dll (2010-09-01 08:15:08 UTC)
    Quick Tagger 1.0.3
foo_rgscan.dll (2016-03-30 11:44:24 UTC)
    ReplayGain Scanner 2.2.2
foo_run.dll (2009-06-07 13:15:18 UTC)
    Run services 0.3.7
foo_ui_columns.dll (2011-02-27 20:22:58 UTC)
    Columns UI 0.3.8.8
foo_ui_std.dll (2017-07-10 05:22:34 UTC)
    Default User Interface 0.9.5
foo_uie_lyrics3.dll (2017-05-18 19:48:16 UTC)
    Lyric Show Panel 3 0.5
foo_uie_wsh_panel_mod.dll (2015-07-17 14:02:19 UTC)
    WSH Panel Mod 1.5.6
foo_unpack.dll (2017-07-10 05:22:22 UTC)
    ZIP/GZIP/RAR Reader 1.8
foo_upnp.dll (2015-02-26 15:12:37 UTC)
    UPnP/DLNA Renderer, Server, Control Point 0.99.49
foo_wave_seekbar.dll (2014-03-08 14:22:36 UTC)
    Waveform seekbar 0.2.45
foo_winamp_spam.dll (2015-06-02 16:03:47 UTC)
    Winamp API Emulator 0.99
foo_youtube.dll (2017-09-17 09:44:24 UTC)
    Youtube Source 2.0.1

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IIRC, the OP has digitized old tape recordings, so there should be no HDCD.

foo_bitcompare can tell whether they are actually different.

If there are differences - and, assuming foobar2000 was used for conversion:
Open a .wav file in foobar2000, right-click, Convert, "..." and then see what was there upon last conversion: anything under "Processing" or "Other"?
(This could be checked without installing foo_bitcompare as well.)

If there is any ReplayGain under "Other" in the previous step, then that is the explanation.
One can also find ReplayGain tags this way: open one of the FLAC files in foobar2000. Right-click -> Properties. Click the Details tab and see if there is any ReplayGain information.
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General Audio / Re: Album Art Downloader XUI
Last post by GnQm2 -
Working great again, thanks!

edit: Maybe something is still little fishy? I tried using file browser and it got two result straight away from Discogs, but didn't find anything on next 20 or so. Tags should be right because I've tagged these from Discogs originally.

edit2: Installed it again and same happened. Two results then blanks.