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Thread: FLAC support

  1. #1
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    Apr 2010

    FLAC support

    What is FLAC. I encompass a FLAC file, I am not familiar to it how do I play and create or generate FLAC files. What types of tags does FLAC hold up or maintain. What is the difference connecting (native) FLAC and Ogg FLAC. Why are not PERFORMER/TITLE/etc tags stored in the FLAC cue sheet obstruct. I plan to edit the compressed audio, or desire to multiplex the audio by means of video afterward in an Ogg container, Ogg FLAC is it a superior choice.

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    Nov 2009

    Re: FLAC support

    This is comparable to how Zip runs, except by means of FLAC you determine to get much superior compression for the reason that it is designed particularly for audio, and you be able to play back compressed FLAC files in your preferred player (or your car or home stereo, observe supported devices) immediately similar to you would an MP3 file. The FLAC stands for or it is called as Free Lossless Audio Codec, an audio format comparable to MP3, additional than lossless, meaning that audio is packed together in FLAC without several loss in superiority.

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    Re: FLAC support

    FLAC stands out as the most excellent ever and most extensively supported lossless audio codec, and the merely one that at once is non-proprietary, is imaginative by patents, has an open-source orientation accomplishment, has a well documented format and API, and has more than a few additional independent implementations. FLAC has it's have possession of native tagging system which is indistinguishable to that of Vorbis. They are called alternately "FLAC tags" and "Vorbis comments". It is the simply tagging system required and guaranteed to be maintained by FLAC implementations.

  4. #4
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    Jun 2009

    Re: FLAC support

    FLAC has its be in possession of native tagging system which is indistinguishable to that of Vorbis. They are called alternately "FLAC tags" and "Vorbis observations". It is the simply tagging system required and guaranteed to be sustained by FLAC implementations. Out of expediency, the reference decoder is familiar with how to skip ID3 tags so that they do not interfere by means of decoding. Additional than you be supposed to not expect several tags beside FLAC tags to be maintained in submissions; some implementations might not even be capable to decode a FLAC file by means of ID3 tags.

  5. #5
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    Re: FLAC support

    You be able to imagine of an audio codec as having two layers. The inside layer is the raw compacted data, and the exterior layer is the "container" or "transport layer" that splits and organize the compacted data in pieces so it be able to be seeked from side to side, edited, etc."Native" FLAC is the compacted FLAC data stored in an extremely minimalist container, premeditated to be extremely well-organized at storing single audio streams.

  6. #6
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    Nov 2009

    Re: FLAC support

    The innovative purpose of a cue sheet in CD authoring software was to lay out the disc, fundamentally specifying how the audio determine to be prearranged on the disc; some of the information in sequence ends up as the CD table of contents: the track figures and locations, and the index points. Presently CD-TEXT was added. Additional than CD-TEXT is an extremely complex spec, and essentially goes in the CD sub code data. It is internationalized, not from side to side Unicode, additional than by means of several dissimilar character sets, some of them multi-byte. It even permits for graphics. In cue sheets, the TITLE/PERFORMER/etc tags are presently limited shorthand for authoring CD-TEXT, additional than when you rip, you approximately by no means parse the CD-TEXT, you get it from an additional database, and it does not actually belong in the FLAC CUESHEET block.

  7. #7
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    May 2009

    Re: FLAC support

    For FLAC the intention is that submissions be able to calculate the CDDB or CDindex ID from the CUESHEET obstruct and give the impression of being it up in an online or local database immediately similar to CD rippers and players do. Additional than if you actually desire it in the file itself, the track metadata be supposed to be stored separate from the CUESHEET, and previously be able to be for the reason that of FLAC's metadata system. There presently is not a method specified yet for the reason that as soon as it is, people determine to say that it's not flexible sufficient. From experience (and you be able to observe this come up time and time the entire in excess of again in numerous lists), anyone who is going to the trouble of keeping a lossless compilation in the first place determine to previously be picky regarding metadata, and it is hard to come up by means of a standard that determine to please even the majority. That is the big difficulty by means of metadata and is why Xiph has deferred on it, waiting for somebody to come up by means of a superior metadata spec that is able to be multiplexed together by means of data.

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