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2004-07-16
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au sound files

I was surprised to find tourweaver only uses au sound files.

Does anyone know of a free mp3 to au converter?

Thanks ... Fizz


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ok, here it is

convert mp3 to wav at 8000 mono,(soundforge) then cooledit can output a working .au You'll need a bit of a hunt for free cooledit as Adobe have bought them out.
Damnably anal way of getting a job done.

Bit of a pathetic sound, especialy as it is supposed to run from cd....

Also, playback in published version is inelegant and erratic. After the grief, I for one will prob'ly avoid using sound as it is another source of client grief.

 


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I'm using soundforge to create my .au, but they will not work despite several approaches! The sample tracks work fine... anyone have any idea what this could be about???

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I had a similar problem. If I converted a mono track to au it didnt play in TW, but if I converted it to mono first it didn't .. or vice versa ... cant remember now. Wasted so much time I gave up.  Maybe TW can support multiple formats in the future. Conversion algorithms are easy to come by!
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Cheers for that! 

does anyone have any known working au files they might not mind sharing? at least until I find some way of sorting this rubbish out? Oh well, here goes the 1001 th attempt...

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Hi,

It takes a bit of manipulation on cool edit to get the right au output to play on TW. It's been a while since I've played with this so I can't recall what settings I used.

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Quote: Originally posted by Fizzwizz on July-16-2004

I was surprised to find tourweaver only uses au sound files.

Does anyone know of a free mp3 to au converter?

Thanks ... Fizz


Have anyone here tried this:

http://sox.sourceforge.net/

It seems not to be so user friendly(?), but it is free and seems to support quite a lot of sound formats, including .au. If anyone has tested / will be testing it, please report your experiences here also!

- Hans

 


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At first glance it doesn't seem to support mp3 files despite mentioning them on the download site

C:\sox>sox corelli.mp3 -r 8012 -U -b corelli.au
sox: Failed reading corelli.mp3: Do not understand format type: mp3

Have you had any luck?

Thanks ... Fizz


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Seems to work fine with wavs though. However the previewer in tourweaver doesn't seem to play them though the published site does! Surprise Surprise!

Thanks for the link ... Fizz


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So TW works with wav files?

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Not directly

Sox will convert WAV to AU which can be used with TW


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