MP3 wierdness.

R. David Whitlock ryandav at u.washington.edu
Thu May 11 15:01:45 PDT 2000


Along the same vein, I am fairly certain that at least mpg123 works with
VBE, have you tried it? (command-line-utility)

David


On Thu, 11 May 2000, Brett G. Monroe wrote:


> The mp3 might have been recorded with a variable bit rate mp3 encoder.

> Does KMPG or freeamp support variable bitrate encoded mp3s? If they

> don't, that might account for the weirdness.

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> On Thu, 11 May 2000, Steve Juranich wrote:

>

> > So I got this MP3 from the internet. When I play it on my Sun machine in the

> > lab, it sounded great (I had to delete it, stinking quotas). But when I try

> > and play it at home, the file sounds funny. The music will speed up, then

> > slow down. It sounds like someone is playing the song on a record player, but

> > someone keeps playing with the speed control knob (yes, I *am* old enough to

> > remember record players).

> >

> > I've tried playing the same file with both KMPG and freeamp. Neither

> > application gives good results.

> >

> > My sound card is a standard SB64. I haven't had any problems with it

> > otherwise. I can even play other MP3's with it.

> >

> > Does anybody have an idea about what might be going on?

> >

> > Thanks.

> >

> > --Steve J.

> >

> >

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