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General Audio / Re: Fake 24-bit FLAC?
Last post by Case -
You seem to have some fundamental problem understanding what lossless means. It means the decoded file will be identical to the original source and FLAC very much is lossless.
Opus / Re: Opus gapless and glitchness encoding
Last post by Case -
The click is present only in the right channel so you aren't hallucinating. And just to be clear, foobar2000 isn't introducing the glitch. It's even louder when the files are decoded with opusdec.
General Audio / Re: Fake 24-bit FLAC?
Last post by dragut -
how about FLAC then? :)) Some writing about FLAC as it is raw PCM format with guaranteed quality (means FLAC = Lossless --> so file there is perfect).

According to FLAC's developers, FLAC is the fastest losless compressor for WAV, like 7z for any other files. With flac.exe you can compress/decompress any WAV file. Finally, the raw data that matter for audio players remain "untouched", only metadata may differ at some point, but this doesn't matter. The woodoo science people think FLAC is an audio encoder because many players decompress-and-run FLAC's formats on-the-fly.
Agree.. Flac is probably the best but it is not "lossless" music file :) Without Flac, you can do everything you want. But, without MLP for example, you can't create many DVD-Audio discs when total bitrate really matter...
MP3 / Re: best mp3 encoder with something better than a command line interface?
Last post by saratoga -
I think I was misunderstood... Excuse my french, but I am not a native english speaker. The improvement of the .mp3 encoded with the modified psy extended settings must be compared with the .mp3 encoded with the default settings (filters ON, no other psy settings only the default,...).

At the bitrates you are using it won't be possible to have an improvement generally, so that won't work.  Instead, you start with a sample where you can reliably detect a difference and then make adjustments until you cannot.  Then you compare the encode you make to the original and try to show that it is now transparent.

My goal is to tweak the lame settings, psy included, to obtain a mp3 file as close as possible with the original WAV, so that they can not feel any difference in ABX tests.

At the bitrates you are using it is very unlikely you'll find many files with a difference that is detectable.  Do you actually have one? 
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: De-emphasis components
Last post by MJmusicguy -
 use instead put your cd in. File, Open Audio Cd, it should find your drive, hit Rip, A dialog box comes up, you can use any of the databases for the track listing, now hit the button "Proceed to the converter set up dialog"
Now another box comes up, in the left box it has your saved presets, if any just delete them all, we'll start from scratch, on the right hand side you can choose output format, pick whatever suits you, now click on 'processing' another box appears, check the box in the upper left, now in the right hand box you will see a box filled with different filters and such, scroll till you find IIR Filter, highlight it and click the arrow so it goes into the Active DSP box, now highlight that and click on 'configure selected' there will be a dropbox, select 'CD-De-emphasis" click ok, now you can go 'Back' now you "Save' that preset, and it should show in the left hand box "Saved Presets", I just named mine 'pre' , now hit the 'convert' button, a file destination folder will pop up, so just direct it where you want the files (songs) to go. a 'converter' box will pop up adding the new EQ while it's ripping the disc :)
Now whenever you have another disc with pre, after you hit 'Rip' you now have a choice of using the preset
Opus / Re: Opus gapless and glitchness encoding
Last post by Deathcrow -
This is interesting to me. I've tried encoding your flac samples using the brand-new opus 1.3 release and a slight click is definitely audible to me (when playing through fb2k). As you said, the flac samples in comparison are pristine. It sounds like the click is coming slightly from the right channel, but I may be hallucinating that detail. Have you tried concatenating the tracks and encoding to opus to verify whether it's an artifact related to encoding or gapless playback?
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: AdPlug
Last post by thecoreyburton -
I'm sorry for the double post, but I don't see an obvious way to edit my previous reply. I thought I'd clarify, I'm using NukedOPL3 with surround enabled when I'm experiencing this issue.

I made a request for the Winamp version of adplug to include surround for NukedOPL3 and discussion of this particular problem came up. Malvineous outlined the cause and a potential solution for it on the page for that issue:
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Autosave & Autobackup (foo_jesus)
Last post by fbuser -
Just configs, index and crap. Completely useless... False idol!
No, wrongly used for the wrong purpose.

The default config is from 2010 and since then no updates of the component took place, but the folder structure of foobar2000 itself changed since then. Replace 'playlist' in the configuration by 'playlist*' and it will also save the playlists in the future.

foo_jesus can never be a replacement for a proper backup concept, but it can help where you need to recover from recent changes, for which a normal backup is too old.
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