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XLD: Enabling Chapter Markers with ALAC
post Apr 6 2012, 21:06
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I am trying to take a bunch of albums that are currently ripped to individual ALAC files and convert them to single ALAC (one file-per-album) files with embedded Quicktime chapter markers using the latest version of XLD (20120226). I believe I have everything set up as it should, yet when I import the created files into iTunes, it only recognizes the albums as monolithic files instead of individual tracks.

By that I mean, if I import the created file "+/- - Holding Patterns.m4a" that is a single file containing 5 tracks, iTunes only displays it as a single audio track called "+/- - Holding Patterns" instead of the 5 individual tracks embedded in the file.

My assumption has been that to enable this, it requires checking the "Embed cue sheet as a chapter" option and transcoding to a single file + cue sheet? Is that correct or is there more/something different that needs to be done? Or is this option not actually functional at this time?

Thanks in advance.
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post Apr 7 2012, 01:42
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Both iTunes and my iPhone will show chapters in files created with Slideshow Assembler, so it can be done.

The strange thing is that the Music app on the iPhone doesn't show the chapter names in the main window, only in the track listing, which is why I don't bother with chapters anymore.

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