Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Rhythmbox changes files to mp3 when transferring to a digital music player

On Sat, 2008-12-13 at 19:37 +0000, Peter wrote:
> > Can this behavior be changed somewhere?  I use the Sansa Clip which is
> > able to play ogg files natively and is the format in which I encode my
> > ripped music.  However, when using Rhythmbox to transfer files to the
> > Clip, these are converted to mp3.  If I transfer from Nautilus, there is
> > no conversion of the files so this conversion is performed by Rhythmbox.
> RB is being helpful and transcoding your ogg files into mp3, because
> it doesn't know your player can cope with ogg files.  You need to
> create a file called .is_audio_player in the root folder of the device
> to tell RB this.  See the FAQ for details,

You should probably file a bug with hal-info also, so it will be updated
for all Clip users.

Sven Arvidsson
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