[blindreplay] Re: doesn't the converter convert OGG files?

  • From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 08:32:20 -0800 (PST)

Can you post the URL for Switch?

Just to be sure and not sure if you did this.
 
The mp3 file you converted to .ogg with Replay Converter, try
converting the .ogg file back to .mp3 using Switch program just
to see if it converts when Replay Conberter could not do.
   
--- Mike Pietruk <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Petro
> 
> My results, following the steps you outlined, are exactly the
> same as 
> yours.
> Interestingly, that .ogg file, a brief recording of WSM
> Nashville, 
> converted into a .mp3 (and plays) when done using Switch.
> So, there is either a problem with Replay Converter in
> handling .ogg files 
> in some way, or perhaps there are settings that must first be
> established.
> My suggestion to JoAnne, therefore, is use another program to
> do the job 
> such as the previously mentioned Switch.
> I don't have much experience with .ogg files either (I just
> happened to 
> have one sitting on my machine) so perhaps JoAnne's next step,
> if she 
> wants someone with a bit more experience in handling this file
> type, is to 
> query either on the Pc-Audio or Blindtech list.
> A
> 
> On Sat, 15 Dec 2007, petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 
> > Mike
> > Can you try this if possible since I have no original .ogg
> at
> > the time I did it just to see your results:
> > 
> > 1. Convert a short .mp3 file you have to .ogg format with
> Replay
> > Converter.
> > 2. Now take that converted .ogg file you made and convert it
> > back to .mp3 format and tell me your results.
> > 
> > I am curious to hear your results.
> > 
> > Thank you in advance.
> > Petro
> >       
> >  
> > --- Mike Pietruk <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > > ne
> > > Something just came to mind as I reread your comments.
> > > Are you sure that the ok button was executed.  When I did
> my
> > > first test 
> > > conversion this morning, I sat around for a minute or so
> with
> > > no results.
> > > Then, using Window Eyes, I used my mouse keys and noticed
> that
> > > it was 
> > > still seeking an ok for the conversion though I had
> previously
> > > hit the 
> > > space bar on it.
> > > Once I clicked the button with the mouse key, the
> conversion
> > > was finished 
> > > in a matter of seconds.
> > > So look around on your screen and make absolutely certain
> that
> > > it is not 
> > > looking for a confirmation or something.
> > > 
> > > Petro, however, raises another valid point here, Joanne. 
> If
> > > these are 
> > > going to a data disk, there may be no reason to do the
> > > converting
> > > unless the recipient is intending to play the files on a
> stand
> > > alone mp3 
> > > player.
> > > Getting the file to play automatically should be
> acomplished
> > > by making 
> > > certain that the .ogg file type is assigned to a player
> that
> > > can handle 
> > > it.
> > > in checking my current desktop machine, it has been
> assigned
> > > by the system 
> > > to Winamp.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I was able to play the .ogg file in both WMP10 and Winamp
> 5.35
> > > without a 
> > > problem though
> > > RP10 didn't like it.
> > > 
> > > On Fri, 14 Dec 2007, Joanne wrote:
> > > 
> > > > I was going to make a data disc of MP3's for a friend,
> but
> > > the original material is in Ogg format and I know that
> doesn't
> > > show up on a data disc.  So I tried converting the Ogg
> files
> > > to MP3 with replay 8's converter and it just keeps saying
> 0
> > > files converted, okay button.  I convert by first going to
> add
> > > files, then to opening the files I want to convert, and
> then
> > > telling the converted which MP3 format I want and then to
> > > start conversion button.  Am I doing something wrong, or
> is
> > > there something about these files that they just can't be
> > > converted?  Not sure about some of the file formats so
> maybe
> > > it's just an Ogg file thing, but thought I'd ask to see if
> > > maybe I'm doing something wrong using the converter. 
> Thanks..
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