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Out of curiosity, is there a reason why to remove the  IStyleTextRender interface?

Also, do you know if it possible, in a JS Smooth Playlist panel to reorder the tracks within playlist withdrag n' drop ? I can't do it. Too bad because it's possible with JSPlaylist (which is... not smooth sadly).
Maybe only Falstaff could tell...

Thanks anyway for your great component!
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Audio Hardware / Re: What Headphone Amp sub £250?
Last post by jjb70 -
Hello, this is my first post here so I'll introduce myself by saying I love music, am a marine engineer by profession and that my knowledge of electricity is more power electrics and industrial control systems than audio gear but I understand the basics. I discovered this forum via the nwavguy blog which I found a breath of fresh air for its objectivity and healthy scepticism at some of the florid language and snake oil of some hi-fi magazines but I should add that I do have a foot in the camp of just using ears to decide whether you like something.
This subject is pertinent to my own circumstances. I have had a pair of very old Sennheiser HD580 Ovation II headphones which have served me well for something like 20 years which I use via the headphone jack on an old Arcam Alpha amp, my lap top and my Sony XPeria XZ Premium smart phone. After a couple of decades of faithful service I've decided to change my system, including headphones. I'm thinking whether of not I should buy a headphone amp or not. I use headphones more than speakers so I am willing to spend a bit (within reason) but to be honest I'm really struggling to discern a meaningful difference between headphone jacks on integrated amps and dedicated standalone headphone amplifiers. I've already bought a pair of Sony MDR Z7 headphones, I'm no audiophile so can't offer chapter and verse on why I like them other than to say they just sounded better than any other models I tried to my ears, they are superbly comfortable (again very subjective) and felt beautifully built from nice materials. So far I'm finding they work well enough directly with my lap top and smart phone and as I say so far I'm really struggling to find any reason not to just buy an integrated amp with a headphone jack.
Am I missing something or am I just tone deaf? Headphones, yes I noticed huge differences and did find models I much preferred but when it comes to amps (and DACs) I really struggle.
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General - (fb2k) / Re: MIDI Conversion
Last post by EpicForever -
I don't think it is possible... Foobar is able to convert from many formats to other ones but as far as I know resulting file must be... how to say that... audio-stream file (sample stream), not an instruction file (note stream). MIDI as well as many of these game music files are instruction files - they contain notes and names/numbers of soundbanks. Sound is created "on the fly" same as when playing on a piano for example. You can convert them all to PCM, FLAC, transform coding (MP3, AAC) - all audio-stream files...  You can't convert one style of note stream to other with foobar.
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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_wave_seekbar
Last post by EpicForever -
I have specific problem with my foobar. I don't know how to determine which component - foo_input_ffmpeg or foo_waveform_seekbar fails. The problem is that several files played back through foo_input_ffmpeg (video files in various containers) don't display waveform seekbar in my DUI. Or to be exact - I see progress in producing the waveform, but after reaching certain point it disappears. Those files definitely report some errors at the very end of the files. So - this may be some slight problem with error handling in any of these 2 components.

Here:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AizQnez18-j2dShrVxmuiytDduo
I gathered together all these problem causing files, together with list of errors that they produce and configuration files for both components. Additionally there are 2 files that do not brake waveform generation, despite there are also errors produced while files are played back.
My foobar is v 1.3.17 b3. My OS is Win7 PL x64 SP1 MSDNAA sourced, with all security updates installed. Graphic card is nVidia GTX 1050Ti with drivers version 382.05. Problem is first observed in this config (foo_input_ffmpeg as component that supports these video files). In the past I didn't had this kind of issues (when foo_input_ds was used for the same purpose and I didn't have problems with DirectShow and files were played back smoothly). If any more details are needed - please let me know.
I am asking both Zao (here) and Peter (in other thread) to take a look at this situation.
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I have specific problem with my foobar. I don't know how to determine which component - foo_input_ffmpeg or foo_waveform_seekbar fails. The problem is that several files played back through foo_input_ffmpeg (video files in various containers) don't display waveform seekbar in my DUI. Or to be exact - I see progress in producing the waveform, but after reaching certain point it disappears. Those files definitely report some errors at the very end of the files. So - this may be some slight problem with error handling in any of these 2 components.

Here:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AizQnez18-j2dShrVxmuiytDduo
I gathered together all these problem causing files, together with list of errors that they produce and configuration files for both components. Additionally there are 2 files that do not brake waveform generation, despite there are also errors produced while files are played back.
My foobar is v 1.3.17 b3. My OS is Win7 PL x64 SP1 MSDNAA sourced, with all security updates installed. Graphic card is nVidia GTX 1050Ti with drivers version 382.05. Problem is first observed in this config (foo_input_ffmpeg as component that supports these video files). In the past I didn't had this kind of issues (when foo_input_ds was used for the same purpose and I didn't have problems with DirectShow and files were played back smoothly). If any more details are needed - please let me know.
I am asking both Peter (here) and Zao (in his plugin thread) to take a look at this situation.
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General - (fb2k) / Re: ADDED_TIMESTAMP - how to use?
Last post by EpicForever -
Alternatively you can use:
$meta(ADDED_TIMESTAMP)
for Pattern.
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General - (fb2k) / Re: ADDED_TIMESTAMP - how to use?
Last post by minx_man -
Figured it out

Installed Playback Statistics (foo_playcount)

Right Click on "All Music" in media browser, choose "PlayBack Statistics" > "Import Statistics From FileTags"

:)
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Looks interesting to me. I like the miniDSP stuff. Although I now have an issue after moving house that I need to recalibrate my MiniDSP2x2 but my PC is two floors above it :-| Not sure what the solution is.
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Does "sox INFO gain: 0.534dB not reclaimed" mean that you lose half a dB and potentially go from 16 bits resolution to 15.9 bits resolution? Not sure if I would bother ;-)

By the way, it is not "weird" that Bandcamp downloads come as 44.1/24. The artist may have saved as 44.1/24, and uploaded that file. Nothing says they have ever been on CD.
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I am sure this question has been asked before, but I can't find the answer.  My PC crashed while Foobar was open and it seems the Payback statistics from that session were not saved.  Is there a way to recover the stats of what was played during that session?