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Chris Odd
2004-05-26, 15:49
Erm.

OK, I followed the instructions on that page you referred me to.

Downloaded LAME 3.96,
Put lame.exe in the SlimServer's bin directory (as well as lame_enc.dll...
Not sure if that's needed but what the hell).
Stopped SlimServer and restarted it (made sure both Slim.exe and
SlimServer.exe were not running before restarting).

Same symptoms: as before, the AAC's play fine on the Squeezebox but it skips
them when trying to stream them via stream.mp3.

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of dean blackketter
Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 11:24 AM
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] Streaming AAC files


In order to play back AAC files on an MP3 player you'll need to install
the LAME mp3 encoder.

Some info here about installing LAME:

http://www.slimdevices.com/su_faq.html#formats-aac


On May 25, 2004, at 6:17 PM, Chris Odd wrote:

> I'm using SlimServer to stream music to both my Squeezebox and to
> another PC
> in the house (via
> http://lets.pretend.this.is.my.music.server:9000/stream.mp3).
>
> All has been working well using MP3's. I added some AAC files to my
> collection yesterday, and while they play just fine over the
> squeezebox, they DON'T play correctly to the other PC.
>
> Here's what happens:
>
> I create a playlist, let's say:
>
> MP3 Song 1
> MP3 Song 2
> AAC Song 3
> AAC Song 4
> MP3 Song 5
>
> When this playlist is played on the squeezebox, it plays each song in
> succession, as it should.
>
> When this playlist is played via stream.mp3, it plays MP3 Song 1, then
> MP3
> Song2, then skips to MP3 Song 5. When viewing the "currently playing"
> stuff
> via the browser, it's consistent with what is being played (ie. it
> skips
> from MP3 Song 2 to MP3 Song 5 too).
>
> Is there some restriction I'm unaware of, or is this a bug?
>
> I'm using the nightly from 05/23.
>
>
>
>

kdf
2004-05-26, 23:31
if you go into server settings, additional, file types, make sure the mov -> mp3
conversion is checked (enabled). Then look in the player settings for bitrate
limiting and make sure that the description says lame has been found.

lame.exe needs to be placed in the architecture directory UNDER bin appropriate
for your system.
-kdf

Quoting Chris Odd <chrisodd (AT) rogers (DOT) com>:

> Erm.
>
> OK, I followed the instructions on that page you referred me to.
>
> Downloaded LAME 3.96,
> Put lame.exe in the SlimServer's bin directory (as well as lame_enc.dll...
> Not sure if that's needed but what the hell).
> Stopped SlimServer and restarted it (made sure both Slim.exe and
> SlimServer.exe were not running before restarting).
>
> Same symptoms: as before, the AAC's play fine on the Squeezebox but it skips
> them when trying to stream them via stream.mp3.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of dean blackketter
> Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 11:24 AM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Streaming AAC files
>
>
> In order to play back AAC files on an MP3 player you'll need to install
> the LAME mp3 encoder.
>
> Some info here about installing LAME:
>
> http://www.slimdevices.com/su_faq.html#formats-aac
>
>
> On May 25, 2004, at 6:17 PM, Chris Odd wrote:
>
> > I'm using SlimServer to stream music to both my Squeezebox and to
> > another PC
> > in the house (via
> > http://lets.pretend.this.is.my.music.server:9000/stream.mp3).
> >
> > All has been working well using MP3's. I added some AAC files to my
> > collection yesterday, and while they play just fine over the
> > squeezebox, they DON'T play correctly to the other PC.
> >
> > Here's what happens:
> >
> > I create a playlist, let's say:
> >
> > MP3 Song 1
> > MP3 Song 2
> > AAC Song 3
> > AAC Song 4
> > MP3 Song 5
> >
> > When this playlist is played on the squeezebox, it plays each song in
> > succession, as it should.
> >
> > When this playlist is played via stream.mp3, it plays MP3 Song 1, then
> > MP3
> > Song2, then skips to MP3 Song 5. When viewing the "currently playing"
> > stuff
> > via the browser, it's consistent with what is being played (ie. it
> > skips
> > from MP3 Song 2 to MP3 Song 5 too).
> >
> > Is there some restriction I'm unaware of, or is this a bug?
> >
> > I'm using the nightly from 05/23.
> >
> >
> >
> >