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I LIKE Gaps!
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I LIKE Gaps!

 

I think you're misunderstanding. Gapless tracks are where the music or sound is supposed to be continuous - it doesn't stop. It sounds like one huge track even though it's not. It was intentionally done that way by the artist. It's typical of more avant-garde artists, like Dream Theater where two or more tracks in a row can sound like one big continuous song.

 

So, I'm not talking about removing gaps that are supposed to be there. I'm not talking about removing that silence between tracks either. I'm talking about preserving a seamless transition from one track to another where there isn't supposed to be a gap of silence between them. It's very distracting and irritating when it's supposed to be seamless but instead you get like a 50ms gap of silence between them. It's like you're in the middle of a song but there's a very tiny 'hole' in the sound for about 50ms. It's annoying.

 

So, I'm talking about tracks that are designed to seamlessly segue into each other without any silence between them.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gapless_playback

 

So, preserving gapless playback will not make it impossible to push a button to go from one track to another. It simply preserves the intended sound and effect.


Edited by TwoCables - 11/8/15 at 4:50pm
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You might need to refresh to see my latest edit. I'm done editing though.

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post #14 of 23
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Ah, got it, thanks! I will try to see if the other tool is easier because CUETools is not easy at all, especially having to type destination directory or cut/paste it.
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Hmm.... The same problem persists throughout all the programs I try. When browse to select destination directory, these programs simply do not see my Mobile Phone in "This PC", even though its there when I normally open "This PC"... I guess ripping onto PC has to happen one way or another...
post #16 of 23

Oh, you wanted to rip directly to the phone. I don't think that can happen. :/ I thought you just wanted to be able to create music files that you could then put onto your phone yourself.

 

You see, the problem you and I are having here is, I find CUERipper to be extremely easy to use in the areas that you are finding difficult. I also wouldn't have any problems whatsoever with ripping to my computer and then moving the music files to my phone. This stuff is just as easy as breathing for me, so it's just as easy for me as it would be if I had some kind of program that does it all with just 1 click. It's all the same to me. I sometimes forget that other people just don't have enough time for all this extra 'work'.


Edited by TwoCables - 11/9/15 at 11:39pm
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post #17 of 23
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It IS easy, even CUETools, but this for my stepdad who gets confused so easily and has little understanding of PC's. He can do MS Word, Excel, browse with Chrome, but folders, shortcuts, and directories make him stall. That is why I wanted something easy to use. CUERpper, BTW, defaults to creating a single gapless sound file for the whole CD's that have individual trackß with needed gaps between tracks.s
post #18 of 23
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I also wonder if it makes sense to even convert CD WAV files into flac files because even the strongest Compression Level 8 leaves flac files almost the same size as the original WAV format.
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It IS easy, even CUETools, but this for my stepdad who gets confused so easily and has little understanding of PC's. He can do MS Word, Excel, browse with Chrome, but folders, shortcuts, and directories make him stall. That is why I wanted something easy to use.

 

Y'know, it would have been extremely helpful if you had said this in your original post! Time was wasted here because of that. Hell, I probably wouldn't have even posted at all if I had known that it was for someone who's basically computer-illiterate! Why? Because I don't know of any programs that are friendly toward computer-illiterate people.

 

Sigh.

 

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I also wonder if it makes sense to even convert CD WAV files into flac files because even the strongest Compression Level 8 leaves flac files almost the same size as the original WAV format.

 

Now that I know what kind of person this is for, I'd bet that 128k MP3s would be more than good enough.


Edited by TwoCables - 11/10/15 at 8:51am
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post #20 of 23
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He actually has nice headphones for his Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and does not want low-quality MP3's.
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