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Do you actually burn a lossless cd?, is using programs like burrrn, nero b-rom, or cdburnerxp
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post Jul 7 2012, 11:04
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Hey fellas, i tried to do alot of searching before i posted this, and none of the posts really answered a question for me.

Let me explain my situation, like many of you here, I'm an audiophile and prefer having my entire collection in loss-less for archiving.
all i have is FLAC files.
I have a very nice custom sound system in my vehicle and a nice home theater, and I'd like to have retail quality cd's with it.

I want to burn loss-less CD's, following redbook standards, so essentially i want a retail quality cd on a burned cd.

Here's my question, programs such as cdburnerxp where you just drag and drop the files, and click burn at this point you'll see something like "adding files to image" or something along that line, is programs like cdburnerxp actually burning the files into a retail quality cd. or does it convert the files to mp3 and burn, this question applies to other software like burrrn, nero b-rom, et cetera.

Also is there a way to figure out how to match checksums? for example match track md5's to burned track's md5?

if so then wouldn't that be able to tell you if whatever program is really burning a loss-less cd, because you could re-rip, and have the exact same filesize, and even better yet, checking burned tracks in something like audacity to match waveforms with original flac.

How about CD-Text, does this affect a lossles burn?

I'm sorry if posted this in the wrong section, i did try searching up to on previous threads, but none really answered the question.

Thanks in advance fellas!

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post Jul 7 2012, 13:21
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QUOTE ([AS] @ Jul 7 2012, 12:04) *
Also is there a way to figure out how to match checksums? for example match track md5's to burned track's md5?


foobar2000 with the bitcompare feature. However: you need to get write offset right, otherwise the bitstream will move some steps to the left or right.


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post Nov 9 2012, 06:25
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QUOTE (Porcus @ Jul 7 2012, 05:21) *
QUOTE ([AS] @ Jul 7 2012, 12:04) *
Also is there a way to figure out how to match checksums? for example match track md5's to burned track's md5?


foobar2000 with the bitcompare feature. However: you need to get write offset right, otherwise the bitstream will move some steps to the left or right.

Is EAC the only software that gives the user the ability to change the write offset? If yes, why don't foobar2000 and dBpoweramp add this feature?

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