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Howard2k
2005-04-24, 09:06
Hey,

I installed Slimserver and it's a beautiful piece of software.

But....


It will stream my iTunes MP3 files (MP3 that exist in iTunes) from my Mac to my PC's WMP.

But using the brower control it will not play AAC files. I click play and it flicks back over to stop.

MP3 fine. AAC not working. These AAC files have no DRM. Just ripped into iTunes from CD.

I did search and found some linux related hints but nothing specific to Mac OS X. (10.3.9).

Any hints?

Thanks.

Steven Moore
2005-04-24, 09:54
Check that AAC is ticked in the server settings/File types panel.

Steven Moore
On 24 Apr 2005, at 5:06 pm, Howard2k wrote:

>
> Hey,
>
> I installed Slimserver and it's a beautiful piece of software.
>
> But....
>
>
> It will stream my iTunes MP3 files (MP3 that exist in iTunes) from my
> Mac to my PC's WMP.
>
> But using the brower control it will not play AAC files. I click play
> and it flicks back over to stop.
>
> MP3 fine. AAC not working. These AAC files have no DRM. Just ripped
> into iTunes from CD.
>
> I did search and found some linux related hints but nothing specific to
> Mac OS X. (10.3.9).
>
> Any hints?
>
> Thanks.
>
>
> --
> Howard2k
>

Howard2k
2005-04-24, 09:56
Not sure if this will help...

I checked the server settings and from what I can see the AAC -> MP3 transcode is not enabled. mov123/lame.

I tried to enable it and get a message



Required binary was not found: [mov123] $FILE$ | [lame] --resample 44100 --silent -q $QUALITY$ -b $BITRATE$ -r - -



Does this mean I need to install LAME? Or mov123? Or both?

Howard2k
2005-04-24, 12:21
Anyone know what I need to do here?

kdf
2005-04-24, 12:32
Quoting Howard2k <Howard2k.1o0cbn (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>:

>
> Anyone know what I need to do here?

you will need to download and install LAME. due to licensing issues, it cannot
be included with the server.
-kdf

Howard2k
2005-04-24, 12:42
Thanks.

Any particular version?

http://spaghetticode.org/lame/
http://lame.darwinports.com/
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/22570
http://www.mp3dev.org/

kdf
2005-04-24, 13:01
Quoting Howard2k <Howard2k.1o0d8z (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>:

>
> Thanks.
>
> Any particular version?

I'm not sure that there are very many different versions out there. On OSX,
there is also iTunes-lame, which should work as well. Generaly, I believe the
standard version is 3.96.

-kdf

kdf
2005-04-24, 13:06
Howard2k,

Give this a quick read. It should make the process a bit simpler.

http://slimdevices.com/su_faq.html#troubleshooting-aacwireless

sorry that I didn't include it in the last post, I did't think of it until the
moment I pressed send :)

-kdf

Howard2k
2005-04-24, 14:06
Thanks! :)