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zntrx
2005-12-07, 14:14
A couple of years ago I converted all my cd's to flacs in a matroska container with embedded cues & covers.

I'm considering getting a squeezbox so as to remove the computer from the living room.

I'm guessing this is a long shot but any chance this format is supported by the squeezebox in any form.

If not could any developer guesstimate how long it would take to implement some support for such in the slim server app (assuming this to be possible & that I'm an experienced embedded developer, though with no experience in the audio field, currently having not so much as looked at the server app architecture).

Victor Brilon
2005-12-07, 14:30
Since the format is documented pretty well (http://www.matroska.org/
index.html), it shouldn't be too much work to write up a script that
reads the matroska tags and write the equivalent ones to your flacs.
That *is* what you're trying to do, right? Not sure if I understood
the question right :)

Victor

On Dec 7, 2005, at 3:14 PM, zntrx wrote:

>
> A couple of years ago I converted all my cd's to flacs in a matroska
> container with embedded cues & covers.
>
> I'm considering getting a squeezbox so as to remove the computer from
> the living room.
>
> I'm guessing this is a long shot but any chance this format is
> supported by the squeezebox in any form.
>
> If not could any developer guesstimate how long it would take to
> implement some support for such in the slim server app (assuming this
> to be possible & that I'm an experienced embedded developer, though
> with no experience in the audio field, currently having not so much as
> looked at the server app architecture).
>
>
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zntrx
2005-12-07, 14:52
Last time I looked a the FLAC format (& have just had another quick look and still don't see anything) there was no support for embedding files in a FLAC, and chapter points were not supported (I assume this has changed since).

Matroska supports this, hence why I use it. i.e. Each of the albums I own currently is stored in a single .mka file (1 per album) with the album's cover art, cue sheet and seek table.

Michaelwagner
2005-12-07, 15:33
Isn't that the name of those Russian dolls that fit inside each other?