[Dclug] Writing MP3-laden Disks (for a car stereo) -- Part 2
pat at flying-gecko.net
Fri Apr 6 12:12:24 EDT 2007
On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 10:45:27PM -0400, David C Niemi wrote:
> OK, I've revised my flac-to-mp3 script to preserve the order of songs in
> terms of how they are written to the disc. It's not good enough --
> something later is alphabetizing them, probably the CD burner.
> The player (a Kenwood KDC-MP205, very new but low-end) is ignoring the
> directory and file names in terms of display while it's playing. And a
> at least two tracks run into trouble and get skipped.
> So I have 3 problems now, and I probably can't figure out the third until
> I solve the first two. One success -- the player has no issue with
> variable bit recording (VBR). I didn't try free-form or a DVD-RW disc,
> but neither is terribly compelling just now.
> I think the next step is to find a way to get ID3 tags populated. Along
> the CD->flac->unflac->mp3 chain all this is getting lost. I'll look into
> Picard next and see how what it'll do for me. Ideally all this should be
I use abcde to rip my disks and haven't had problems with ID3 tags - they
appear to be populated on the mp3 and ogg files I output. (Not much help
for files you already have, I know.)
Patrick Ouellette pat at flying-gecko.net
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