Subject: Re: [ecasound] mp3 and other problems
From: S. Massy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Aug 24 2000 - 16:43:16 EEST
On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, Dave Phillips wrote:
> Ecasound seems to work okay with some MP3s and not at all with others.
> ALSAplayer plays all of them fine, so I'm not sure what's up with that.
> When I originally played some files through ecasound they played at twice
> speed or faster (with the pitch shifted). I'm still testing various files.
It looks like your mp3's are at different sampling rates; ecasound
always assumes that it's being fed with data sampled at 44100Hz,
stereo. You have to tell it the truth using the -f switch. For
example, if you're playing a stereo mp3 that's been downsampled to 32 KHz
you would do:
# ecasound -f:16le,2,32000 -i:file.mp3
Hope this helps,
> Time to experiment with multitrack recording. Anyone have any advice for
> recording through a SBLive Value with ecasound ??
> Best regards,
> == Dave Phillips
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