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foobar2000 mobile / Re: Reliable bluetooth pause/resume
Last post by kode54 -
foobar2000 mobile has minimal accounting for latency in its output chain. Hence the only latency correction is for the seek position and time display, and why there's no visualization subsystem implemented.

The player would need full latency accounting, including all output buffering, and would need to know how much to seek backwards to resume if the output device is lost and restarted during playback.

It could also be that it was designed simply to not bother seeking backwards when restarting output, and doesn't buffer redundant PCM data to match the output latency, "just in case" the output needs to be completely refilled.
foobar2000 mobile / Re: FTP - Can't drag files to folder - Mac
Last post by kode54 -
Moving this to Mobile, since the issue is really about the Android version's FTP server, rather than the macOS desktop version.

Incidentally, the macOS version doesn't really support dragging files outside the app, as I guess it doesn't implement generic file objects into its pasteboard export for that purpose.
General Audio / Re: WMP Tag Plus - MPEG4, Vorbis and FLAC metadata support for WMP
Last post by kode54 -
I ended up turning off my Wifi on my phone and downloading to there. Got it! Thanks snotlicker for pointing me in the right direction. Why my provider (Spectrum) is now blocking this is beyond me???

I have Spectrum and it both resolves and pings from here.

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% ping
PING ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=48 time=170.397 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=48 time=173.497 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=48 time=176.451 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=48 time=184.000 ms
--- ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 170.397/176.086/184.000/5.046 ms

Maybe your local Spectrum DNS servers are having trouble. They do use local DNS servers for each region. Try using alternative DNS servers in your router settings, if at all possible, if this happens again.

You could also try reporting it to the Spectrum forum on, some of the techs do hang out there, I think.
General - (fb2k) / Re: Running Foobar in Linux
Last post by kode54 -
Global hotkeys don't work under Wine. They do bind, but don't respond globally. This is Wine's fault for not implementing this in a way that would work easily with all common desktop environments. It may be harder to implement this for Wayland desktops, for instance.

Also, Media Key binding doesn't really work at all, either.
AAC - Tech / Re: AAC Gapless playback information
Last post by apastuszak -
Ok, the ultimate solution to get this to work:

1. Use beets to move my music into folders based on file type
2. Use xld to convert the FLAC files to AAC, which will write the proper iTunes tags for gapless playback
3. Drag songs into iTunes.
4. Sync iPod
5. Relax and enjoy music.
AAC - Tech / Re: AAC Gapless playback information
Last post by apastuszak -
foobar2000 can do so, but you have to configure a column for it.

Also beware that more recent versions have an annoying remapping to %albumartistsortorder% - for lossies, but not for Vorbis comments.

Since I am on a Mac, Foobar2000 is far more limited than it is on Windows.

Right now, I added the $format variable to my path and am using the beet move command to reorganize my library. When all is said and done, I should have top level directories for FLAC. MP3 and AAC.

This will be very convenient, because I can now see which MP3s I have and create a list of CDs I need to try to find. I'm perfectly aware I can't hear a difference, but for archival purposes, I prefer having lossless music. It gives me the freedom to convert to any format.
foobar2000 mobile / Reliable bluetooth pause/resume
Last post by HeffeD -
When I turn my car off/on and bluetooth playback is paused/resumed, sometimes playback resumes at the point in the song where playback was interrupted, (preferred...) while other times playback resumes from the beginning of the song. (not preferred...)

Does anybody know why this happens and if there is a way to reliably resume from the point of playback interruption? Other music players have no problems doing this.
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