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Andrew Flannery
2004-02-02, 09:16
I have Lame installed on a Dell box running XP Pro and I'm playing AAC
files ripped from CDs using iTunes for Windows (NOT purchased from the
iTunes Music Store). Problem is that while MOST files work great,
others produce dead silence. I've found that the silent ones have a
"File Format" of "MP3," as displayed in SlimServer while the ones that
play correctly have a "File Format" of "Quicktime AAC or Movie File."
This is occurring even on songs from the same album that were converted
to AAC at the same time, so that if I attempt to play a 10 song album,
I'll hear only 8 of the songs and silence the length of the 2 songs
with this issue.

I've restarted SlimServer a few times to no avail. The songs play fine
in iTunes.

Any ideas?

dean
2004-02-02, 11:46
Hi Andrew,

Try out this FAQ answer and let us know if it resolves your issue:

http://www.slimdevices.com/su_faq.html#troubleshooting-itunes

-dean

On Feb 2, 2004, at 8:16 AM, Andrew Flannery wrote:

> I have Lame installed on a Dell box running XP Pro and I'm playing AAC
> files ripped from CDs using iTunes for Windows (NOT purchased from the
> iTunes Music Store). Problem is that while MOST files work great,
> others produce dead silence. I've found that the silent ones have a
> "File Format" of "MP3," as displayed in SlimServer while the ones that
> play correctly have a "File Format" of "Quicktime AAC or Movie File."
> This is occurring even on songs from the same album that were
> converted to AAC at the same time, so that if I attempt to play a 10
> song album, I'll hear only 8 of the songs and silence the length of
> the 2 songs with this issue.
>
> I've restarted SlimServer a few times to no avail. The songs play
> fine in iTunes.
>
> Any ideas?
>
>

Andrew Flannery
2004-02-02, 12:01
Worked beautifully.

Many thanks.


On Feb 2, 2004, at 1:46 PM, dean blackketter wrote:

> Hi Andrew,
>
> Try out this FAQ answer and let us know if it resolves your issue:
>
> http://www.slimdevices.com/su_faq.html#troubleshooting-itunes
>
> -dean
>
> On Feb 2, 2004, at 8:16 AM, Andrew Flannery wrote:
>
>> I have Lame installed on a Dell box running XP Pro and I'm playing
>> AAC files ripped from CDs using iTunes for Windows (NOT purchased
>> from the iTunes Music Store). Problem is that while MOST files work
>> great, others produce dead silence. I've found that the silent ones
>> have a "File Format" of "MP3," as displayed in SlimServer while the
>> ones that play correctly have a "File Format" of "Quicktime AAC or
>> Movie File." This is occurring even on songs from the same album
>> that were converted to AAC at the same time, so that if I attempt to
>> play a 10 song album, I'll hear only 8 of the songs and silence the
>> length of the 2 songs with this issue.
>>
>> I've restarted SlimServer a few times to no avail. The songs play
>> fine in iTunes.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>>