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General - (fb2k) / Re: Questions about portable install
Last post by Porcus -
First of all, if you go to your %appdata% folder you will find files like theme.fth and FileOps-Presets.txt
You should anyway make backup copies of them.

Then I suggest that you make a portable install for testing, and copy them to there. If that preserves what you need, then you don't need to worry about copying yourself into issues like this: https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php?topic=120437.0

Oh, and there is a configuration folder and a user-components folder too.
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General - (fb2k) / Questions about portable install
Last post by r0k -
Hey there. I've been using fb2k for a veeeery long time now, so long that my install went through all sorts of mistreatment so i decided to start clean. I want to be able to "backup" my entire fb2k installation as i've had some troubles in the past, including completely loosing my entire highly customised UI due to a stupid mistake. I also want to be able to "copy" that installation, along with all the customization, to one or more other computers. For this reason i had planned to use a portable install but i have 2 questions :
  • Is there an easy way to achieve what i want (backup and copy) with a non portable install? I know there are components to backup (parts?) of your settings but if i just copy that to another computer and "restore" it will it give me the same foobar? What about my components?
  • Apart from no file association and the minor inconvenience of having to manually create a start menu shortcut, is there any other downside to a portable install? Every component will work as expected right?
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FLAC / Re: New FLAC compression improvement
Last post by ktf -
Some unscientific numbers for 29 random CD format albums:
[...]
I was shocked to see that the difference between flake and this new LPC analysis method was so small, but I just realised that is probably because flake uses a smaller padding block by default. I tried to get CUEtools.Flake working here, but for some reason I can't. Wombat, can you check whether padding is indeed smaller with CUEtools.Flake? If there are no tracks longer than 20 minutes in your test, the difference should be 4096 bytes per track.
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General Audio / Re: Good requantizers?
Last post by rutra80 -
Do you want PCM requantization or compression?  If the former, Sox is a good choice, but there are many other options too.  If you want compression, FLAC or MP3 have better compression than DPCM. 
I want requantization, not compression. Especially reduction to 8-14 bits.

I know about sox but it mostly does dithering (with noise shaping), I'm interested in other methods with as little noise as possible (or at least having adaptive requantization and noise shaping like lossyWAV, but I'm unable to output 8 bit PCM with it).
DPCM sounds very impressive but it decodes to 16bit PCM and after decoding I see more bits in use than selected.
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Support - (fb2k) / Re: 1.6.7 beta 8 => Exclusive=> Unrecoverable playback error: Unsupported format ! !
Last post by A_Man_Eating_Duck -
Actually not fixed. when i play a song after opening foobar2000 I get the following error.

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Opening track for playback: "D:\Music\xxxxxxx Music\Singles\C\City and Colour - Rain When I Die.m4a"
Unrecoverable playback error: Unsupported format

but when i try and play the track again it works. If i close foobar2000 and reopen it will behave the same way, error on first play and work on the second play.

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Core (2021-06-17 18:18:26 UTC)
    foobar2000 core 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_albumlist.dll (2021-06-17 18:17:54 UTC)
    Album List 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_bitcompare.dll (2021-03-04 04:26:38 UTC)
    Binary Comparator 2.2
foo_cdda.dll (2021-06-17 18:17:54 UTC)
    CD Audio Decoder 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_converter.dll (2021-06-17 18:17:54 UTC)
    Converter 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_dop.dll (2020-02-02 17:28:14 UTC)
    iPod manager 0.7.2
foo_dsp_eq.dll (2021-06-17 18:17:54 UTC)
    Equalizer 1.2.2
foo_dsp_meiercf.dll (2018-01-06 10:27:18 UTC)
    Meier Crossfeed 1.1.1
foo_dsp_std.dll (2021-06-17 18:17:54 UTC)
    Standard DSP Array 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_facets.dll (2011-08-18 20:06:16 UTC)
    Facets 1.0
foo_fileops.dll (2021-06-17 18:17:58 UTC)
    File Operations 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_freedb2.dll (2021-06-17 18:17:54 UTC)
    Online Tagger 0.8
foo_headphone_eq.dll (2020-08-07 04:16:30 UTC)
    MathAudio Headphone EQ 1.4.4
foo_input_monkey.dll (2019-11-19 22:13:18 UTC)
    Monkey's Audio Decoder 2.3.1
foo_input_std.dll (2021-06-17 18:18:04 UTC)
    FFmpeg Decoders 4.3.1
    Standard Input Array 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_musicbrainz.dll (2021-05-12 01:09:18 UTC)
    MusicBrainz Tagger 0.4.7
foo_onewaysync.dll (2020-04-20 11:19:28 UTC)
    One Way Sync 0.7.0
foo_rgscan.dll (2021-06-17 18:17:58 UTC)
    ReplayGain Scanner 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_simplaylist.dll (2011-08-18 20:01:36 UTC)
    SimPlaylist 1.0
foo_ui_std.dll (2021-06-17 18:18:08 UTC)
    Default User Interface 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_unpack.dll (2021-06-17 18:18:08 UTC)
    ZIP/GZIP/RAR/7-Zip Reader 1.6.7 beta 8
foo_verifier.dll (2020-07-01 22:34:34 UTC)
    File Integrity Verifier 1.4
foo_wave_minibar_mod.dll (2021-05-09 04:15:18 UTC)
    Waveform Minibar (mod) 1.0.45
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