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  1. #1
    Junior Member
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    Jan 2006
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    Organising flacs and mp3s to different players.

    I have searched on the forum and not found an answer to my problem.

    I have most of my collection in flac. I have converted these to mp3s and store bothsets of files. There are more mp3s than flacs, but not by much.
    I have a slimp3, receiver and touch.
    I absolutely do not want to transcode on the server (running on a plug computer).

    I clearly need to serve mp3s to the slimp3, as it does not support anything else. Ideally I would like to stream flacs to the other two.

    How do people manage this ? How do you set up the server and library ? Is this possible ?

    Cheers,
    Andy

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2008
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    United States, Florida
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    Would the multi-library plugin help? then use the "mp3 library" for the one player?
    Home: Pi4B-8GB/pCP8.x/4TB>LMS 8.1.x>Transporter, Touch, Boom, Radio (all ethernet)
    Cottage: rPi4B-4GB/pCP7.x/4TB>LMS 8.1.x>Touch>Benchmark DAC I, Boom, Radio w/Battery (Radio WIFI)
    Office: Win10(64)>foobar2000
    The Wild: rPi3B+/pCP7.x/4TB>LMS 8.1.x>hifiberry Dac+Pro (LMS & Squeezelite)
    Controllers: iPhone11 & iPadAir3 (iPeng), CONTROLLER, Material Skin, or SqueezePlay 7.8 on Win10(64)
    Files: Ripping: dBpoweramp > FLAC; Post-rip: mp3tag, PerfectTunes, TuneFusion; Streaming: Spotify

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