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General - (fb2k) / Re: What components does fb2k (64-bit) need to play high-res files?
Last post by GeorgeNJAudio -
Air Ken: I just found out something on the 'new' T240:
under  "Output: ASIO+DSD:  ASIO Driver Select" my fb2k reports "no ASIO drivers found"
and I have no idea how to find my ASIO drivers. I'm thinking this might be my problem above. If you can help me find my ASIO drivers (it's a Win 11 machine) that might just do it. GNJ 2:56 PM EST Sunday, July 14.
General - (fb2k) / Re: What components does fb2k (64-bit) need to play high-res files?
Last post by GeorgeNJAudio -
Air Ken: I just [2 PM EST Sunday, July 14] completed the install to my 'new' Lenovo T240 per your instructions. Major Problem: fb2k will not play DSD 256 .dsf files. I tried all the usual stuff like checking connections and power-on etc. on the T240. On the T240, fb2k will play the following just fine, and sounding better than ever: DXD 352.8 FLAC files, Redbook WAV, Mp3, etc. but not DSD 256! Any suggestions? DSD 256 is really important for me because the bulk of my high-resolution files are in DSD 256 .DSF format. Help!
Support - (fb2k) / Re: Foobar can't transcode OGG to MP3
Last post by fooball -
Source audio codec is irrelevant but Vorbis is probably the only source format you tried that produces floating point output.
But wouldn't that mean the OP can't convert OGG to anything at all?  He says:
I have tried a few other OGG files and the same thing happened. I have tried converting them to other formats like WAV, FLAC, Wavpack, all work fine except MP3.
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_youtube
Last post by sesh432 -
Hello, managed to get it working with yt-dlp.exe latest from github and added it to environmental variables path. Chose external and preferer over internal as mentioned in previous post by "cantaro_sinfonico", youtube-dl.exe did not work for me. Plus make sure to put your youtube's api key. File > Preferences > Tools > Youtube Source > Maintenance
Off-Topic / other websites and companies, and anti-anti-
Last post by madastd -
other websites and companies,

just remember all other companies even if they are not webrelated that offer products to get rid of something like addblockes antimallware, and ant-spy  even rat poison or guns, have their own ledgers an collect their own data, i'm not saying what you should support and what not, but remember wether you want to pay for their products and services or use them for free, they all have the right to track you and collect your data "fairly",  but that does not mean they all do that fairly and wont sell your data they collected to bidders.

Even the artists you support care about their fans sometimes. just saying
Off-Topic / foobar embeded buttons on third party websites
Last post by madastd -
sheesh i didn't realize theres official embeded buttons to use on your own webpages to link back to the website,
i just made my own on my webpage,  but i'd love to see other peoples tributes to the foobar2000 .org site
 :)  i think it would be cool to see those foobar embeded buttons just to check how they stylize the pages!  8)
Other Lossy Codecs / Re: ADC (Adaptive Differential Coding) My Experimental Lossy Audio Codec
Last post by -
I have developed a slightly different approach for better performance in terms of jitter and linearity of the sound. I have added the possibility of choosing a compression range from 512 to 4096 variable to your liking. I added the "p" option which allows you to decompress and play (with the standard Windows application) the adc file.

I hope that this version can give better results than previous one. I will test it tomorrow when I have access to a computer (I'm posting from smartphone lol).
Anyway, there's a long path to make a good and useful codec (QOA is almost just a joke and there are some basic 'codecs' that are just so bad and useless).
Speech Codecs / Re: Google Lyra goes to open source (C++)
Last post by -
@autodidact I managed to compress and decompress using only the default bitrate 3200, whereas some sound garbage came out on 6000 and 9200.

It sounds like garbage because you need to specify the bitrate in the decoder (if not it decodes in the lowest mode, because it has not automatic detection).
Anyway, I warn you that the quality does not increase so much. And at 9.2 kbps Opus (1.4/1.5, not mind) is just somewhat better than Lyra.