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Phillip Kerman
2004-09-17, 17:01
> > As much as I think softsqueeze is cool and all--it's really
> > not what I want.
> > I'd like some way to automatically generate temporary MP3s
> > for all my .FLACs
> > when I browse to and select the file--with simple MP3
> player software.
> >
> > Is there some simple command line I can pass to Flac.exe to
> > do this? Maybe
> > even associate .FLAC files (in windows) with a simple app
> > that I build that
> > generates the command line. I could then just double-click a
> > FLAC and hear
> > it in my MP3 player.
>
> Phillip,
>
> There are flac plugins available for a lot of mp3 players.
>
> Have a look here: http://flac.sourceforge.net/
>
> Look for "Software supporting FLAC:" on the RHS column.
>
> Also, check here: http://flac.sourceforge.net/download.html
>


Thanks Robin... I guess I can use winAmp but I actually want to do
something with a Flash application. So... a user can point to an MP3 or
FLAC and it gets decompressed and converted into MP3 on the fly. Flash only
supports MP3.

Thanks,
Phillip