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2004-05-17, 12:08
Hi Dean

Just installed the latest nightly (17th May)

See below :-



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Title: Isn't it a little late? into Did I hurt you ? Artist: Eleanor McEvoy Composer: Eleanor McEvoy Album: Portrait of a Songwriter Genre: Folk Disc: 1 Track: 1 File Format: MP3 Duration: 7:09 Year: 2004 File Length: 42,231,041 Bytes Bitrate: 786kbps CBR Location: file:///C:/Documents and Settings/Freddy/My Documents/My Music/iTunes/iTunes Music/Compilations/Portrait of a Songwriter/01 Isn't it a little late_ into Did.m4a (Download) Date Modified: Sunday, May 16, 2004, 1:46:08 PM

dean blackketter <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com> wrote:
Fred,

Can you send me a screenshot of exactly what you are seeing? We can't
reproduce this with the latest nightly release.

-dean

On May 17, 2004, at 9:14 AM, Fred Bloggs wrote:

> Hi Dean
>
> I'm using the web interface and its definitely showing MP3.
>
> I'm using a straight install ( not upgrade ) from the download, after
> removing the previous version (5.1.5). so all config files etc are
> default.
>
> I did try unchecking any MP3 entries in the filetypes menu but it
> hasn't made any difference.
>
> Regards
>
> dean blackketter wrote:
> Hi Fred,
>
> Was this using the remote control or from the web interface?
>
> Either way, when I do this I see something like:
>
> 1042kbps CBR
>
> Which is the true bitrate of the compressed file. However, the file
> type is definitely indicated as an AAC/Apple Lossless file.
>
> Can you double-check and make sure that it does indicate MP3 and not
> AAC?
>
> -dean
>
> On May 17, 2004, at 8:26 AM, Fred Bloggs wrote:
>
> > Hi Dean
> >
> > I'm using Windows 2000 and the latest nightly download. (16th May)
> >
> > I queried the file playing info using the artist/album/songname menu
> > in slimserver
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Fred
> >
> > dean blackketter wrote:
> > Hi Fred,
> >
> > What platform (Windows or Mac) are you using?
> >
> > Ho! w are you querying the file format? (It may be that the
> information
> > is just displaying incorrectly.
> >
> > -dean
> >
> >
> > On May 16, 2004, at 7:28 AM, Fred Bloggs wrote:
> >
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > Can anybody tell me what I need to do to play Apple lossless on the
> > > squeezebox ?
> > >
> > > I've checked the file types settings and the following is checked
> :-
> > >
> > >
> > > Apple AAC, Lossless or Movie File
> > > AIFF
> > > mov123
> > >
> > > but when I query the file format playing is shows MP3, 786kbps CBR
> > >
> > > Am I missing something ?
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
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