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Ogg Vorbis - General / Re: Car Radio - OGG Vorbis Support?
Last post by Brand -
I'm not sure you'll find a "classic" car radio with Vorbis support. I was buying one recently and I've never seen Vorbis mentioned. But AAC is a pretty good alternative to it and many car stereos can play that. (edit: I thought you meant Opus at first, but the same still applies, to an extent.)

An Android-based radio would play anything you want, but from what I've seen, those are only sold by "no name" Chinese companies of dubious quality...

Android Auto, AFAIK, is just an interface/mirror mode for your phone, and you can only use a limited amount of Google-approved apps with it.

You can still connect a phone to a regular car stereo, though, through either Bluetooth, USB or AUX. Bluetooth/USB might also support controlling the playback with the radio's buttons and/or the steering wheel controls.

I think the lack of gapless playback is an even bigger problem with car stereos... I'd like to see a list of stereos that support that.
Development - (fb2k) / Re: [request] work on channels seperately in dsp`??
Last post by oo131193oo -
So some weeks later i discovered, that it is and it all sounds way better if cantabile is not used to mix.
So i just go from foobar with my signal chain into voice meeter and then i can use 96khz.

In foobar i first use guitar rig5 with tube compressor and VC2A + EQ and then  rc-20 retro colour vst  for tube sound.
Second: pphs resampler in ultra mode with 768khz to upsample and gain heights and cleaner sound -> 44,1khz resampler.
then mix it all up with channel mixer and matrix mixer -> voice meeter-> asus xonar stx2 sound card (in 192khz/24bit)...

speakers: front 2x jbl lsr305 (mixed in center).
               rear: some onkyo hifi speakers with car amp.
               sub: two simple woofer speakers connected to an car amp (mosfet).
               sub / ambiente: normal active subwoofer ~150hz

ok its little bit much gain on this one...:
General - (fb2k) / Re: Illegal filename characters replacement
Last post by Porcus -
... then it might possibly cause issues to other applications.
Yes, that’s the very reason I wouldn’t workaround by replacing the actual tags, where all characters are authorised. It would be more difficult to type for a search for such tags on my audio player on my smartphone.
I think you are right, it would be annoying if I needed it. A possible solution: Populate <mydirname> and <myfilename> tags.

A better solution would be for fb2k to fix it, but it could be complicated; fb2k cannot just wait 'til the end before replacing "/", because then your directory separator will be gone too.
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Case's Meier Crossfeed Component
Last post by Daiyama -
Hi there,
I am looking for a 64bit Meyer Crossfeed VST plugin which I could use with the latest Equalizer Apo version.
(I always receive the error that the version which could be downloaded here is 32bit and a 64bit dll is required.)
Does anyone know where I could find such a version?

Thanks a lot.
Support - (fb2k) / Re: Media Library crushed after indexing flac from NAS
Last post by Case -
So the player doesn't crash and console doesn't report any issues? How high is the memory usage of foobar2000 with the library? You can see this in Task Manager.

Are there any archives on the network share? If you have normal foobar2000 install it will also try to index everything found in ZIP and RAR files on the drive. Those can increase indexing time considerably.

Btw, Indexing should go faster with wired ethernet. If you have a gigabit connection you can read over 100 megabytes per second from the NAS, if its disk(s) can handle it. Indexing doesn't even need to read all the data but even if it read all the 3 terabytes it would take about 8 hours with wired network. With WiFi both read speeds and access times are much worse.
General - (fb2k) / Re: Tag sort order
Last post by Case -
Where do your files sort incorrectly?

All Media Library viewers I know of show the files in alphabetical order using the same strings for sorting that are used for displaying the names. New files added to playlists are sorted by default using the "Sort incoming files by" string found in Preferences -> Shell integration. Autoplaylists by default sort like regular playlists but have the option to let user type a sort string that is enforced at all times. Playlist views allow sorting the views by clicking on the column headers. Columns UI allows configuring custom sort strings for each column so you can sort by entirely different strings than what is displayed.

I suggest starting your sort fixing by adjusting the sort string under that Shell integration preferences page first. The tag mapping documentation you saw are correct but I want to clarify that using %artist% will return the contents of ARTIST tag first. Only if it's missing it will try the other fields. If you wish to only get the contents of the ARTIST tag bypassing the mapping you indeed use $meta(artist). Capitalization for the tag field doesn't matter. The default string here is %path_sort% which means your tracks get sorted purely based on their folder and file name. Replace it with the default sort order you want. For example $meta(artist) | %date% | %album% | %discnumber% | %tracknumber% | %path_sort%.
General - (fb2k) / Re: How do I permanently make foobar2000 my default audio player in Windows 8.1?
Last post by Case -
The dialog you see should only be presented if a new program registers itself as supporting the format, or some program edits the registry associations manually in the Win9x way. You don't have something like Winamp agent re-registering filetypes to itself?

I have never seen issues with the feature but you can remove current associations and start fresh by deleting the associations entirely with regedit. For example to return .ogg to unassociated state remove .ogg key from HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts.
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