Re: [Banshee-List] HELP: Codec support question.
- From: "Andrew Conkling" <andrew conkling gmail com>
- To: banshee-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Banshee-List] HELP: Codec support question.
- Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 07:02:31 -0400
I'd still say to use Ogg over MP3 in that last case: doesn't Banshee
transcode to whatever codecs the player supports?
On 8/8/08, Christopher Halse Rogers <chalserogers gmail com> wrote:
> On 8/8/08, darius.regnier <darius regnier gmail com> wrote:
>> Hyperair wrote:
>> > Well, Banshee uses Taglib to get metadata, and Gstreamer to play them.
>> > What's the error you get
>> > anyway? And are those WMA files DRM'd?
>> Sorry, I guess I worded my question wrong. I'm trying to import an Audio
>> Under Preferences > Audio CD, I am missing a lot of file types that are
>> to be supported. (I'm beginning to think this is a bug, maybe I should
>> report it?)
> Aaah, right. So you'd like to _encode_ your CD in wma or aac?
> For the first, I don't think we want to support encoding into wma,
> since it's generally more of a pain than any other random codec you
> could choose.
> For the second, there isn't yet a working mp4 muxer for GStreamer, so
> while it's possible for GStreamer to generate an aac stream it's not
> possible for anything to play that stream back yet :).
> I'd suggest encoding to Wavpack or FLAC if you want lossless, ogg if
> you want lossy and don't have a portable music player, or mp3 if you
> want lossless and have a portable music player that doesn't play ogg.
> I think that covers pretty much any use-case you would have.
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