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by kai_h
Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:18 am
Forum: Max Development
Topic: iTunes Plus
Replies: 2
Views: 3270

Re: iTunes Plus

I've given it a fair bit of thought. line stands for Linear norm stands for Normal I can only assume that bats stands for Batshit Insane Settings, which is why it's not documented what it actually means. It really is more than a couple of orders of magnitude more processing to use the bats setting. ...
by kai_h
Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Max
Topic: Converting HD FLAC to AIFF 16/44
Replies: 4
Views: 3193

Re: Converting HD FLAC to AIFF 16/44

You can also use afconvert to do it, which is a standard command-line tool on OS X 10.6 and above. You'd first need to use another tool (like Max) to convert the FLAC to something that Core Audio understands, such as WAV or AIFF. Then, to do the sample rate and word size conversions, run the followi...
by kai_h
Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: Max Development
Topic: iTunes Plus
Replies: 2
Views: 3270

iTunes Plus

Apple have got their Apple Audio Mastering Tools, which are used to create a Mastered for iTunes high-quality AAC file from lossless masters. Just in case anyone's interested in the process it uses, I've dug into the toolkit and looked at how it works. The caff files that are generated by afconvert ...
by kai_h
Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: Max
Topic: More about "The call to AudioConverterSetProperty failed"
Replies: 2
Views: 2681

Re: More about "The call to AudioConverterSetProperty failed

Try converting the input file to a format that Core Audio understands - WAV or AIFF is recommended. Then, try the following conversion in Terminal to see if Apple's own tools will deal with the file (you need 10.6+ for this to work) afconvert <input file> -d LEF32@44100 -f caff --soundcheck-generate...
by kai_h
Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Max
Topic: FLAC to LAME -V0 ?
Replies: 2
Views: 3147

Re: FLAC to LAME -V0 ?

Max will let you create a LAME -V0 file - in fact, the interface that Max uses is almost identical to the reference interface that LAME suggest http://lame.sourceforge.net/lame_ui_example.php They suggest that as you're using a GUI, then expose the options that are more suited to a graphical environ...