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I do a lot of batch audio conversion, typically using dbpoweramp, and was wondering if there's a faster, more efficient, way to do so? 

 

Are there any batch converters with GPU acceleration? 

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Google turned up a bunch of results, did you try any of those?
     
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Google turned up a bunch of results, did you try any of those?


I can find GPU accelerated VIDEO converters and multithreaded AUDIO converters but never GPU + multithreaded audio converters. Perhaps my Google-fu is weak. 

 

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I can find GPU accelerated VIDEO converters and multithreaded AUDIO converters but never GPU + multithreaded audio converters. Perhaps my Google-fu is weak. 

I don't think you'll find GPU-accelerated audio converters :/ Perhaps you need more cores/threads? That's about all I can think of.
     
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I don't think you'll find GPU-accelerated audio converters :/ Perhaps you need more cores/threads? That's about all I can think of.

I found something called Media Espresso and it looks to do what I want it to, but I'm not sure. I already have 8 threads, but I'd still like to convert my music as fast as physically possible.
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I found something called Media Espresso and it looks to do what I want it to, but I'm not sure. I already have 8 threads, but I'd still like to convert my music as fast as physically possible.

4P server board with 12 core Opterons? Lol. That's about the only solution I know of, but I've never needed that much speed in audio conversion.
     
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4P server board with 12 core Opterons? Lol. That's about the only solution I know of, but I've never needed that much speed in audio conversion.


Nah, overkill. I don't want to buy new hardware. This isn't something I do too often, but I'm doing it now with a bunch of songs and any little thing to save me some time would be nice. If there's nothing, it's fine though. Not a huge deal. I figured someone would've done something of this nature before so I figured I'd ask.  

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LameXP is a very good, free audio trans coder.
Here´´s a review

http://betanews.com/2011/06/16/lamexp-a-great-audio-encoder-by-any-other-name/
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You could just do that magical thing called walking away from your pc for an hour or two. Go to bed. Watch some TV. Go outside. I'll get done before you know it.

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You could just do that magical thing called walking away from your pc for an hour or two. Go to bed. Watch some TV. Go outside. I'll get done before you know it.
PS - Send me some Li hing mui. I miss hawaii frown.gif

Yeah, that's my plan so far.

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_6/191-9665633-9999628?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=li+hing+mui&sprefix=li+hin%2Caps%2C428
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Originally Posted by mr soft View Post

LameXP is a very good, free audio trans coder.
Here´´s a review
http://betanews.com/2011/06/16/lamexp-a-great-audio-encoder-by-any-other-name/

No GPU. I'm already using dbpoweramp, working on my 8 threads. It's going pretty fast for just CPU.
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