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Old 2009-02-11, 10:13 AM
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Must audio-seeds be split?

Hi,

I have some audio stuff I'd like to post, in the form of a FLAC-file and a CUE-file. Perfect for burning onto CDR or mount in DeamonTools.

Is this ok to post, or must I split the file?

(The CUE-file is pretty handy since I then can make negative times in the beginning of tracks, before the music starts.)
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Old 2009-02-11, 10:33 AM
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Re: Must audio-seeds be split?

Yes, you may post it as a single flac file with a cue sheet. We would rather they be split (cuz a bunch of people are gonna ask what the h*ll to do with that cue sheet!), but there isn't anything in the rules that say it must be.
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Old 2009-02-11, 12:52 PM
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Re: Must audio-seeds be split?

However, it would be just as easy to split the file with CDWave, which is shareware.
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Old 2009-02-11, 02:22 PM
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Re: Must audio-seeds be split?

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Yes, you may post it as a single flac file with a cue sheet. We would rather they be split (cuz a bunch of people are gonna ask what the h*ll to do with that cue sheet!), but there isn't anything in the rules that say it must be.
Well, I could always include a folder with split mp3s as an optional download with the FLAC/CUE.
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Old 2009-02-11, 02:22 PM
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Re: Must audio-seeds be split?

It makes it annoying if you want to download a single track in order to test sound quality or for possible lossy sourcing.
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Re: Must audio-seeds be split?

the split mp3s will not be allowed here. I think most people here would want it split. Preferably with CDwave or the likes that splits on sector boundaries.
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Re: Must audio-seeds be split?

Why would anyone want split mp3s, even if they were allowed?

I'd rather have split tracks seeded, as would most people I think. I also think it should be in the seeding rules that shows must be tracked.



I also think samples should be mandatory, dammit!
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Re: Must audio-seeds be split?

Please split the tracks before you seed it. Because some of the people who download it will split it. Then those people might re-upload in different places, and then there are multiple versions of the same sources slightly tracked differently.

Therefore, please split the tracks.
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Old 2009-02-12, 07:27 AM
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Re: Must audio-seeds be split?

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Therefore, please split the tracks.
Well, it was too late. I had already posted this thread.

I'll take it into consideration next time I'm about to post audio, or perhaps I won't post audio at all. I mostly deal with video, anyway. I'm not a big fan of split FLACs when one has a properly made CUE-file, but I understand your views.

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The thing is that with a cue-sheet the cutting can be made like this:

Track N stops. Track N+1 starts index 0, with negative time, like -00:01:00. Artist talks. Audience noise etc. Track N+1 reaches index 1 at 00:00:00 and the music starts. This means that if track N+1 is selected on the cd-player, even if it lacks index capacity, it WILL start the playback at index 1, at 00:00:00.

When splitting one would want it:
Music of Track N ends, artist talks. Audience noise etc. <Split> Music of Track N+1 starts.

No#1 is a much more beautiful solution, but I think you might be right about that people will split it themselves. I might have a look at CDwav. Perhaps I should include a batch-file with the seeds that transforms the splits into one single FLAC.

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