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by chux
Sun Nov 18, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lossless CD archiving
Replies: 18
Views: 16734

Re: Lossless CD archiving

Well, the original question was about making a 'lossless archive of all my discs'. For such an archive, something that's a faithfull representaion of the discs seems the best answer.[/quote] I would suggest that you've been led astray by your own pedantry (and selective quoting). Or perhaps you're ...
by chux
Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:05 am
Forum: Max Help
Topic: All noise when encoded
Replies: 13
Views: 7303

Re: All noise when encoded

Could it be that this 'noise' thing a product of the CDParanoia process?

chx
by chux
Wed Nov 14, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lossless CD archiving
Replies: 18
Views: 16734

Re: Lossless CD archiving

A CD is not a collection of tracks, but a single audio file with track and index marks, so I felt that a single file is a somehow a better represensation.. I suppose that is one way of looking at it, and yet I don't think that there's any doubt that we experience a CD as a collection of tracks (wit...
by chux
Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ramblings on ripping
Replies: 0
Views: 6859

Ramblings on ripping

Here are some of my ramblngs in ripping, any thoughts? I'd love to learn more about this. My understanding of OSX is purely at the level of the GUI, but I have been playing around with Max and iTunes, and looking the resulting file sizes. Initially I looked at the difference between the size of the ...
by chux
Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lossless CD archiving
Replies: 18
Views: 16734

Re: Lossless CD archiving

I generally use iTunes (error correction on) and rip into 'ALAC'. Why? Good sounding results. Glitchy tracks/cds can be attacked with Max Comparison ripper (seems to work best for me). edit: I now use Max for all non-pristine discs (and that means any visible surface anomalies whatsoever) I like iTu...
by chux
Mon Nov 05, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Max
Topic: Changing the sample rate
Replies: 4
Views: 2686

Re: Changing the sample rate

I don't know why
there's no reply

Without further ado
select preferences...
from the Pull down MAX menu

Select MP3
From the 'Formats'
( you''ll get AAC)

The Encoder Settings button
Is on the LH side
click it and you're almost done

chx
by chux
Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: Max
Topic: Least and Most compressible tracks in Apple Lossless
Replies: 1
Views: 1853

Least and Most compressible tracks in Apple Lossless

My least compressible track so far has been Sadame, by Japanese band High Rise at 1392kbps in MAX's Apple Lossless format. The greatly compressible have been Stephan von Huene's "Extended Schwitters" at 202 kbps, and "Reprise of the infernal machine" by Sh-Man-Tra at 176kb/s , as reported by iTunes....
by chux
Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:26 pm
Forum: Max
Topic: What's goin' on here?
Replies: 0
Views: 4507

What's goin' on here?

Like many max users I am in the process of ripping my CD collection to a lossless format. Things have been going quite smoothly but there have been a few weird things happening. If I use iTunes to encode 'Speak to Me/Breathe' from Pink Floyd's DSotM it plays into 'On the Run' without a hiccup. Howev...
by chux
Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:12 am
Forum: Max Help
Topic: All noise when encoded
Replies: 13
Views: 7303

Re: All noise when encoded

I have a CD that does this as well. Not quite 'all noise', but definitely very very wrong. When I try to use Paranoia-ripping on The Necks' "Chemist" to produce AIFF and/or m4a I just get junk. Using comparison ripper works OK. iTune will rips it OK as well. So, what's going on? UPDATE: I have encou...