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In a message dated 3/29/05 12:56:32 AM, [log in to unmask] writes:
> Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 20:51:25 -0500
> From: Harry Abraham <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: What is iPod sound quality?
> Yo Listerinis,
> The phantom Ipause raises another interesting related question.
> I'm unaware of the pause but I do not doubt that it is possible.
> Remember that the Ipod is an Apple product and their first great CD
> burning software, Toast, put a pause between tracks even when set to
> zero. So the Ipause may be the illegitate progeny of Toast.
> The related questoin has to do with the file structure of the Ipod.
> I've had an interesting off-line discussion with Thomas Garbrick who
> eschewed Ipod for another player because Ipod wouldn't permit nesting of
> directories. I.E., you can't have opera and a piano concerto
> sub-playlists under the Mozart playlist.
> But, this caused me only a temporary Ipause. Instead of using Itunes
> for opera, I used the same software, Wavelab, which I normally use for
> adding track markings, to create the MP3 file as one huge file. Don
> Giovanni might be 140Mb at 128KBs. OK, I'm stuck if I want to hear the
> catalogue aria repeated. So for some operas, I can also add the
> highlights as separate tracks.
> It's a little klugey but I'm satisfied. Not everybody is as easy as I am.
> I understand there is, or will be, third party software that eventually
> will solve the Inest problem.
> Mark S. wrote:
> >Click on "edit' and the click on "burning" and you will find a window that
> >allows you to select the number of seconds between "songs". One of the
> >is "none". I have never tried to put an opera onto my iPod so I am not
> sure if
> >this creates or averts the click sound that Jay refers to, but it certainly
> >eliminates the pauses.
> >Mark S.
> Harry Abraham
> Philadelphia, PA
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