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Fixed it perfectly, very weird hopefully nothing else was broken.
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General - (fb2k) / MQA, Dragonfly, & Foobar
Last post by ctbarker32 -
Hi,

I am trying to get my newly updated Audioquest DragonFly Red with MQA support (fw 1.06) working with Foobar. I have some MQA Flac files from 2L and David Ellis and I have enabled the WASAPI (no ASIO) driver output in Foobar. When I switch between regular or high resolution FLAC files I see the colored light on the DR change from Green for 44k to Magenta for 96k. But when I play the MQA files the DR doesn't change to the expected Purple color that indicates a MQA file is being played.

As anyone tested this and gotten this working?

Thanks.
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Support - (fb2k) / Re: foobar mobile (Android) - FTP error
Last post by tpijag -
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hi,

i wanted to change the default artist/album syntax so the albums's date would be listed in accordance with my folders

here's an example

http://imgur.com/rwLoqRO

http://imgur.com/F4o8yrl

chronologically, the slowdive folders are correct, however the current syntax makes them appear in the alphabetical order

[%album artist% - ]['['%date%']' ]%album%|[[%discnumber%.]%tracknumber%. ][%track artist% - ]%title%

i guess i could input the month of release or year-a, year b, (...), in the date tag, but i would rather resort to those as alternatives

i knows it's a quirk of mine, but i really couldn't get to understand these weird codes to solve this by myself

thanks in advance
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Thanks for the reassurance, gentlemen.

The "unfortunate" part of the code change is simply that it's going to cause additional expense to the renovation.

I have no specific reason to fear a problem, beyond noisephobia and general fear of touching anything that theoretically could cause more of it. And the "no question is too stupid to ask [as long as you're willing to actually accept counsel, or at least engage it in good faith]" theory.

There is already one known noise gremlin in this house: the TV is on the same circuit as the thermostat, and there's a ground loop currently mitigated with a cheater plug on the TV. (Too bad HDMI isn't optical.) Thankfully we're on fiber instead of cable now; the cable installation also caused hum, requiring an isolation transformer.
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Support - (fb2k) / Re: need WASAPI help
Last post by jaynyc -
I can confirm Wasapi Push works, but Wasapi Event does not.


Not sure if there is a better or more formal way to raise awareness of this bug.
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Resample to 32kHz and use lossyWAV. Audible band. No psychoacoustics.

Windowing and FFT-ing (or similar) without psychoacoustics may or may not be as efficient (efficiency being a vague concept in this context anyway), and probably risks audible artefacts (easily introduced by dumb application of transform functions).

Cheers,
David.
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Phelix from the now-defunct Phonome Labs.  An ancient Java app (files dated 2007) - I was able to track it down again from http://www.brothersoft.com/phelix-57168.html
Boasts of managing both offset and volume differences.  Reports matches by Data, Audio and Tags.  Seems that "Data" means bit-exact audio part.

Sucks because:
Handles only MP3 and OGG. Not even WAVE.
Ten years old, unsupported, vendor gone, no way of buying the full version
Not the most user-friendly UI.
Crashes quite a bit.




And a few more to tick off: I have not tried the following, as they appear not to have any way to compare audio:
Not tried, as they do not appear to have any way to compare audio:
iTunes, certainly.
http://www.duplicatedetective.com/
http://noclone.net/duplicate_mp3.aspx
http://www.joerg-rosenthal.com/en/antitwin/ (claims to be able to find similar pictures, does not claim to do the same for audio)
https://www.auslogics.com/en/software/duplicate-file-finder/
http://www.ashisoft.com/
http://www.hothotsoftware.com/remove_and_delete_duplicate_mp3_files_software/
http://www.efsoftware.com/d3/e.htm
http://www.essentialdatatools.com/products/duplicatefileremover/
http://manyprog.com/duplicate-music-remover.php
http://orderprog.com/remove-music-duplicates.php
http://www.duplicatechecker.com/
http://urbantwilight.com/index.php?id=products&fto=duperazor
http://duplicatefilefinder4pc.com/duplicate-mp3-finder-plus.htm and the seemingly identical http://xixisoftware.com/p/duplicate-mp3-finder.htm
Abee, allegedly hard-to-uninstall junkware
These defunct vendors: http://download.cnet.com/windows/remove-duplicate-mp3/3260-20_4-10046855-1.html http://download.cnet.com/Remove-Duplicate-Songs/3000-2141_4-10913768.html

And these MacOS based ones.  I do not use appleware, but from the description it is clear that they do not use audio fingerprinting: https://www.cisdem.com/resource/best-duplicate-mp3-finder-or-cleaner-for-mac.html

Two more for other reasons: TuneUp, http://www.tuneupmedia.com:8080/download/windows , requires Windows Media Player (I have managed to click cancel on every occasion for years now) or iTunes (no way!).  And, no use testing http://www.find-duplicates.com/Duplicate_MP3_Finder.html as it seems to just be AudioDedupe.
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General - (fb2k) / Re: Appreciation
Last post by 2tec -
I just wanted to say a few words of appreciation for this wonderful, wonderful little music application.  I love foobar2000 sooooo much! 
As much as I appreciate Peter & Foobar2000, it's the community around it that gets equal respect in my book. Thanks to all!
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General Audio / Re: Clipping audible when lossy encoding?
Last post by halb27 -
Thank you, saratoga.
So with a carefully designed playback software I don't have to worry.