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Brian Abbott, ACA Systems
2005-01-02, 09:03
Hi

Apologies if this has been asked before, but I can't see it in FAQ or
anything recent in here ...

Having just got a Squeezebox my project over the next few months is to rip
my CD collection to FLAC (using EAC). At the moment it seems that ripping
as 1 .flac file per CD would be the best option and I think I can get enough
granularity via the .cue file to create playlists with tracks from different
CDs/files. Am I correct? More generally what are the pros / cons of each
approach?

TIA

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Brian Abbott
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Michael Amster
2005-01-02, 15:55
I did the one file per song approach - this will probably work the best
if I want to transcode for MP3 for portable devices in the future. I
may want to burn MP3 CDs for the players that support them.

I am not sure that CUE support is great all the way around.

-MA

Brian Abbott, ACA Systems wrote:

>Hi
>
>Apologies if this has been asked before, but I can't see it in FAQ or
>anything recent in here ...
>
>Having just got a Squeezebox my project over the next few months is to rip
>my CD collection to FLAC (using EAC). At the moment it seems that ripping
>as 1 .flac file per CD would be the best option and I think I can get enough
>granularity via the .cue file to create playlists with tracks from different
>CDs/files. Am I correct? More generally what are the pros / cons of each
>approach?
>
>TIA
>
>============
>Brian Abbott
>============
>
>
>

jacobdp
2005-01-03, 07:14
On Mon, 3 Jan 2005 14:02:38 -0000, Brian Abbott, ACA Systems
<brian (AT) abbott (DOT) plus.com> wrote:
> Any views on when / if ever Slimserver will be able to handle multitrack
> .cue files robustly?

What is the advantage to using a single file? I have all my CDs ripped
as separate .flac files, and I don't have any problems with gaps. Am I
missing something?

- Jacob