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[ale] Audio manipulators

On Sunday 29 April 2007 20:43, James Sumners wrote:
> # cdparanoia -w -d /dev/cdrom
> # faac -w cdda.wav

Thanks.  I'll play around with that.  In the shorter term, I also have a need 
to merge several already ripped and encoded (mp3) tracks and then re-encode 
them as .m4a's.  (I know there will be some quality loss re-encoding.) Any 
tool suggestions for that?  
> The first line should rip the CD as one wave file. If it doesn't, you
> could keep ripping them however you are doing now and join them with
> sox. The second should encode it as an m4a file. HOWEVER, I have not
> had good results with the faac encoder. See this thread --
> http://www.audiocoding.com/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=516&forum=3
> On 4/29/07, David Corbin <dcorbin at machturtle.com> wrote:
> > I want to RIP some CDs, concatenate tracks, and ultimately produce .m4a
> > files. I'm looking for command-line tools that do this.  The RIP part I
> > have down, and I don't care (I don't think) which order the other two
> > happen, but basicaly I need an "audio file merger", and an m4a encoder. 
> > I've not been able to find either (though I'm sure they're available --
> > the google hits are just filled with crap for me).
> >
> > So, pointers?
> > --
> > David Corbin

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