[Flac-dev] feature request
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Tue Dec 12 17:00:13 PST 2006
--- Bin Tian <tian at cs.rutgers.edu> wrote:
> Dear FLAC developers,
> Thank you for your time and effort for creating such a great lossless
> compressor and make it freely available to the general public. I have
> a small feature request, which will make the life much easier for
> people like me who are converting from APE + CUE sheet to flac.
> The feature that I'm requesting is:
> Splitting flac files either according to CUE sheet or even simpler,
> according to time parameters from command line, WITHOUT decompress
> the file.
> I think it would fit nicely with metaflac.
> The reason for this request: As you probably know, many people have
> stored entire CDs in APE format with accompanying CUE sheet. This
> works fine in Windows using Foobar2000. However I have made the jump
> Linux half a year ago, and there is no music player support for CUE
> sheet as far as I know.
> I have already converted all my APE files to FLAC, and recently I
> started to split those huge files into individual songs. I can't find
> any tool to do the job without decompressing first.
that would be useful, unfortunately native FLAC is not really
suited for sub-frame editing like that. with Ogg FLAC it's
possible but there is no tool yet to do it.
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