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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Linear Phase Subwoofer
Last post by E.Sokol -
Yes, that's what I mean.
OK, i think about this.

BTW, I've never seen so many types of crossovers applied to audio anywhere. I'm looking them up, to find out what their backgrounds are. I'm curious about what made you create this great application, and what your background is. A mathematician?
No, i`m not mathematician. Say more: i have not subwoofer even:) Programming, graphics, DSP and mathematics is my hobbies. I have some crazy ideas of non-standard audio processing, and this filters - one of them. My other interests - multichannel stereo splitting using fft, triple and quadro (ancient versions).
CUETools / Re: CUETools DB
Last post by korth -
Verify log please or at least provide the CTDB TOCID so I can look it up.

(without the opportunity to have a look) Sometimes a submission has a pressing offset greater than 10 sectors (10×588 samples) from the original submission. The data is still the same but it is out-of-range. When this happens a new CTDBID is created. If you have a rip of a pressing that is within 5880 samples (10 sectors) of both records, you receive results from both.
General Audio / Re: Do you keep "hi-rez" downloads as hi-rez, or do you convert?
Last post by j7n -
I downsample high resolution audio to 48 kHz and always normalize by scanning the resampled whole disc image for peak level. Sometimes I perform other edits before dowsampling, such as declipping or moving the track cues slightly. I've never encountered any music downloads with positive peak levels, although they may occur during my processing. It could be a good way to preserve fidelity compared to hard clipping, which commonly occurs today.

The bitrate of "hi-rez" is unreasonable even when half of the bandwith is practically silent. While disk space is plentiful today, transferring the large files over network to another computer still takes noticeably longer. I also don't like seeing albums of equal value occupy wildly dissimilar space. I considered WavPack Lossy, as an alternative form of bit reduction, but at high rate it consumes too much CPU, slowing down replaygain scanning or causing stuttering when starting playback while playing a game, for example.

I keep a few examples or hi-res albums on hand for experiments.
CUETools / Re: CUETools DB
Last post by Porcus -
Just curious: retro-verifying one of my CDs gives
CTDB: verified OK, confidence 158, or verified OK, confidence 124.

AAC / Re: Preferred settings for AAC?
Last post by rectifica -
I can't discern 96kbps aac from 128, 192 and even 256. They all sound the same. What should I be looking to do when converting the library. What quality do you guys have your songs in??
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