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General Audio / Re: Dare I start another vinyl topic?
Last post by cliveb -
Because if they do, then I *am* thinking of posting a few files - some of them will be needle drops, and some will be CD rips.
Their task will be to identify which is which. If vinyl is as flawed as people say it is, then it'll be a trivial exercise.
I personally think they might struggle.
Is anyone willing to risk it?
Sure, how about Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture. There is a Telarc version on vinyl (have) and CD iirc. (think I have)
I think you misunderstand. I'm not suggesting that an LP and CD of the same recording would be indistinguishable - of course they would sound different (and especially so for classical).

What I am proposing is to post a few clips (some vinyl, some CD) so that those people who claim that vinyl sounds so bad that it's unmistakeable can prove their claim by identifying which ones are vinyl.

If you're still up for it, I will post the clips.

That said, I think perhaps andy o makes a valid point:
I don't think that's the issue, the issue is that it's so difficult to get no audible ticks, pops or surface noise in the first place.
I absolutely agree with this. All of my vinyl-sourced music is needle-dropped and declicked/denoised. I certainly acknowledge that lstening to vinyl direct from the TT is always accompanied by annoying noise.

My original aim here was to establish whether those who seem vehemently hostile to vinyl think there are other problems as well as the noise - because reading comments from the likes of AJ and Arny, that's the impression I get.
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: JScript Panel
Last post by TheQwertiest -
@marc2003 :
It seems that your git got taken down =(
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_wave_seekbar
Last post by Zao -
@EpicForever It was probably confused when a recent spam message was removed.
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_wave_seekbar
Last post by EpicForever -
Maybe it is bit off topic, but... Why when I came here to see today's last answer (given by Case) I see this above quick reply window and below last message in thread:
Warning: this topic has not been posted in for at least 120 days.
Unless you're sure you want to reply, please consider starting a new topic.
?? Is there something broken within the forum engine?

And it disappeared after I posted above message.
In what form do you want to exactly show that BPM? Where, in which place? I created myself a custom column named BPM with code $meta(BPM) (Preferences / Display / Default User Interface / Playlist View) . Of course in my case in plugin config I have chosen to write BPM values to tag called simply BPM. If you call it TEMPO you just replace my BPM with TEMPO in code for column. You can try use also %bpm% or %tempo% but I am not sure if it will work or not. Reading tags (function $meta( ) will always work. You can put it also into your status bar or window title bar (Preferences / Display / Default User Interface / fields "Window title", and "Status bar").

But if you want just that manual tap button to be visible all the time, then I am afraid that you have no option to do that. Easiest way to access it would be to bind a keybaord shortcut to appear that button on request or to bind kb shortcut to execute automatic BPM calculation process (Preferences / Keyboard shortcuts, look for "[context] / BPM Detection" and its subsequent commands).

Remember that in Preferences / Display / Context Menu you can also edit commands that you have under right mouse button (choose them with checkboxes). You can remove those unnecessary for you and keep there only functions like manual and automatic BPM calculation (section "BPM Detection)...
I would need for it to show within FooBar2000 continuously for BPM organization.  I have over 10,000 songs within my library.
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_wave_seekbar
Last post by Case -
Got email this morning that the file was found to be clean and databases are fixed.
General A/V / Re: "Lazy" playback start from AV receiver
Last post by Chibisteven -
There is an DSP plug-in made by Case especially for that slow initialing digital Receivers. Just install it, place it in your foobar2000 DSP-Chain and be happy. Download it at

Does it work with WASAPI?

Yes, it does.  I use it when using WASAPI Exclusive Mode.
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_softplaylists
Last post by tipar -
Hi, can you pass me the code of this one so I can try to fix the create TAG playlist?
FLAC / Re: CUETools DB Plugin Error: Ripping with Eac - HELP!
Last post by Gregory S. Chudov -
Ok i think i got it this time :) Had to add a direct reference to "Microsoft.Xml.Serialization.GeneratedAssembly.CTDBResponseSerializer()" instead of creating 'XmlSerializer(typeof(CTDBResponse))'.
Support - (fb2k) / WEBM radio streams not supported?
Last post by sveakul -
Using FB2K 1.3.17 on Windows 7SP1:

While .webm wrapped files will play, trying to play this WEBM radio stream fails with the error "Unable to open item for playback (Object is not seekable)":

Adding the extension to the FFmpeg Decoder Wrapper with a http://*.webm  mask also fails with same error.  The same stream plays fine on Winamp when sending the WEBM extension to the in_ffsox.dll plugin, which uses FFmpeg (codec used shows as vorbis).  Thanks for any insight!