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General Audio / Re: MP3Gain Not Delivering The Results I Had Hoped For
Last post by Steve_L -
I had been using MP3Gain for many years. Just a week ago I finally got bugged enough and decided to abandon MP3Gain as a levelling tool. I found the levelling was not working well with some songs and it got to be too disturbing. I appreciate the loudgain tip hydroplane as I don't have a solution for CD's but had decided the unlevelled sound was better than MP3Gain.
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General - (fb2k) / Re: Help me set up the rename script
Last post by Mrakobes -
I download a lot from the site bandcamp.com Often in the tags of the files, there is incorrect information about the year of publication, as an option, the year of the reissue is simply added, but this does not suit me. I edit folders by discography and then send to player and change tags

As for the naming of albums with explanations in the name - information about the album from the site musicbrainz.org is not loaded and lyrics are not loaded, if the name has no clean
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General Audio / Re: Meridian Audio's new... sub-format called MQA.
Last post by Wombat -
No idea where the MQA is exactly embedded but it doesn't seem so easy. There is mqascan and MQA identifier for detecting it but MQA identifier seems to miss some files where mqascan does detect it.
Maybe you can find a post Mans Rullgard the mqascan dev describes its working.
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General - (fb2k) / Re: Help me set up the rename script
Last post by Porcus -
Think over whether you have more than one version of a particular (double/triple) CD. For example, you might want to have

Led Zeppelin\1975 Physical Graffiti `1987 1st CD press´ ¶1
Led Zeppelin\1975 Physical Graffiti `1987 1st CD press´ ¶2
Led Zeppelin\1975 Physical Graffiti `1994 remaster´ ¶1 
Led Zeppelin\1975 Physical Graffiti `1994 remaster´ ¶2

sorted in that order. Here I use one folder per physical CD, because that keeps order of rip log files etc, and makes for easier retro-verification using CUETools. I delete the discnumber or total discs tag if it is a 1CD release. I also used different separator characters than "-", because that is used so often in actual metadata. You can also consider use ^¨~§£µ¬, it depends a bit on your keyboard layout. "~" is not far from safe either. Beware that ¤ is often identified with other currency symbols like $.

Also consider "9999" as a placeholder year for e.g.
Led Zeppelin\9999 various rare tracks bootleg
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General - (fb2k) / Re: Help me set up the rename script
Last post by Mrakobes -
ARTIST
--YEAR - ALBUM
------CD1

As an option, I would like to see your design-add the name of the third nesting folder to the name of the second folder and enclose it in parentheses

Name Album (CD2 - Bonus)
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General Audio / Re: Measuring Jitter
Last post by NateHigs -
So, I've done some very basic testing. I think these noise peaks are showing jitter (at least some of them are). Interestingly, the noise floor is different depending on sample rate.

These tests were performed by generating a 440Hz sine wave at all 4 sampling rates, creating a recording loop back into the device, and recording the result. Unfortunately, the loop contains some hardware (a hardware compressor that was bypassed), so that could add some noise I would image. Connection are balanced.

I think the result at 44.1 looks really good, but I would love some feedback from people. Maybe I'm off base now, I don't know what a modern audio interface is capable of.

edit. added silent recording at 44.1. Some psi noise (50hz and harmonics)
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General - (fb2k) / Help me set up the rename script
Last post by Mrakobes -
using the metatogger, I rename the tags in the track files from the folder names. I do not know how to configure it in the case when you need to cut off the part from the beginning and the tail

script

%album artist%\%date% - %album%\%discnumber%\

How to replace

CD1 - Album
CD2 - Bonus

to a simple number without "CD" and ending with " - Album"
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