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AudioTester released - Multi-format audio file test utility, test FLAC, MP3, WavPack, Ogg Vorbis audio files for integrity and repo
post Jun 28 2007, 15:25
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A new program, Audio Tester, by James Chapman has been released. It is an all-in-one solution that replaces his former OggTester and FLACTester apps. This new utility works on Windows 2000, XP and Vista, and allows you to drag and drop folders of audio files to be tested for errors.

The program is multi-format aware, and automatically tests the integrity of FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis and WavPack files. An easy to use, graphical interface rounds out this handy utlity to test the accuracy of your audio files. Easily find errors and possible corruption in your audio collection files.

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post Dec 30 2012, 12:34
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is this program still recommented to use?

i scanned my whole library with it about one year ago and deleted all the TRUNCATED, CRC ERROR and rebuild audiostream (with foobar)
where i had sync errors or bad id3 header. afterwards those were gone.

now i checked my library again and there are again thousands of files with sync errors.

the foobar file integrity component does not find any problem with those files, nor can i hear any when listening to them
but i want my whole library to be perfect and without uncompliant/corrupt files.

should i continue using audiotester? should i care about those sync errors? should i use the "rebuild stream" functionality in foobar? (does it reencode the file and thus have generationloss?)
should i rather switch to mp3diag for scanning mp3 files and foobar for scanning my flacs? (since it just checks the embedded md5 sum, like flac -t)

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