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How to fix "Reported length is inaccurate" errors?
Apesbrain
post Dec 28 2012, 20:43
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I have a handful of MP3 VBR files that are throwing errors in foobar2000's "Verify Integrity" utility:

Warning: Reported length is inaccurate : 4:37.147188 vs 4:37.121066 decoded
Error: MP3 decoding failure: Unsupported format or corrupted file


I've tried using foobar2000's repair facilities ("Fix VBR MP3 Header" & "Rebuild MP3 stream"), but can't get rid of these errors. (I've also checked that the files aren't write-protected.)

Is there anything else I can try or does it matter? Thanks.
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Apesbrain
post Dec 29 2012, 20:38
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Thanks for your reply. I tried WinMP3Packer and it got rid of the reported error. Just as you said, however, it introduced a new glitch into the file (a gapless concert boot). Seems best to just leave it alone.
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