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Wanted: FLAC eksperts; Command lines for framerate/bitres?!
post Jan 22 2013, 21:23
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Hi guys.

First of all thank you for this great forum. I have found a lot of great info in here.

Now I'm stocked with a question that I just CAN'T find the answer for.

I have a DVD-Audio disc containing 3 demo/test songs, stored in 1 single "AOB"-file (DVD-Audio). It is in PCM 96kHz, 24 bit, 5.1ch.
As I would like to do some listening tests, I'm converting it to various file-formats including FLAC.

I'm using a very basic program called "DVD-Audio Explorer 2008" which can load the DVD-A structure (through the IFO of the DVD-folder), and "extract" the specific tracks from out of the complete .aob-file.
By design the program stores the extracted files as PCM wave, but using a command line for external encoder, I can can load the FLAC.exe, extracting directly to FLAC-files.
It works perfect, but as it is a very basic program, there's no option for changing the framerate, and bit-depth. Only option is for "stereo downmix", which works very well though.

Anyway, what I need is a command line that can "tell" the FLAC encoder, to convert the file to 16bit instead of 24bit, and 48kHz instead of 96kHz.
I have been searching through 100 different sites, trying many different (homemade) command lines, but no luck at all. I just CAN'T fint the correct command, for these changes. The FLAC FAQ doesn't says anything I can use, or if so I'm just blind to it?!

Can some of you guys help me out? It would make my day, really.
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post Jan 23 2013, 22:47
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I'm really glad you guys are trying to help me...I'm a completely newbee in this field.

CoRoNe: I don't know what it means, if a program uses stdout (pipe)? Anyway I have added the sox.exe file to the folder where the FLAC.exe is also placed (in the DVD-AE bin folder), and added the command line "sox.exe - -r 44100 -b 16 output.flac".
I must be doing something completely wrong, as it not works still.

phofman: Great. I didn't even knew that there was a manual for it. I have been reading it, but still not sure what to add to the command-line field?

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- -Aze-   Wanted: FLAC eksperts; Command lines for framerate/bitres?!   Jan 22 2013, 21:23
- - julf   What you need is SoX   Jan 22 2013, 21:31
- - db1989   In other words, flac.exe itself cannot change samp...   Jan 22 2013, 21:37
- - -Aze-   Wow...Such fast response. You guys are the best. ...   Jan 22 2013, 21:46
|- - phofman   First, create the flac, e.g. high-resolution.flac ...   Jan 22 2013, 22:40
- - -Aze-   Phofman: Thank you very much for the explanation. ...   Jan 22 2013, 23:27
|- - phofman   QUOTE (-Aze- @ Jan 23 2013, 00...   Jan 23 2013, 08:19
- - CoRoNe   I take it "DVD-Audio Explorer 2008" uses...   Jan 23 2013, 00:26
- - -Aze-   I'm really glad you guys are trying to help me...   Jan 23 2013, 22:47
- - CoRoNe   After quickly looking through that manual: replace...   Jan 23 2013, 22:58
- - -Aze-   So sorry for the delay in my reply. OK, I have tr...   Jan 27 2013, 12:38
- - CoRoNe   You need to specify sox.exe's location and rep...   Jan 27 2013, 13:07
- - -Aze-   Ok, I just don't get it...Sorry. Have tried e...   Jan 27 2013, 13:38
- - CoRoNe   %filepath% ?   Jan 27 2013, 13:42
- - -Aze-   I thought the filepath was the sox.exe location? ...   Jan 27 2013, 13:55
- - CoRoNe   No, you forgot to put "%filepath%" in yo...   Jan 27 2013, 13:59
- - -Aze-   I have added this line: "C:\Users\C...   Jan 27 2013, 14:23
- - CoRoNe   I had never used this program before, and since yo...   Jan 27 2013, 17:51
|- - phofman   The manual at http://501post.com/audio/db/from%20a...   Jan 27 2013, 20:02
- - CoRoNe   You're right. DVDAExplorerEnc.log: CODED:...   Jan 27 2013, 20:35
|- - phofman   QUOTE (CoRoNe @ Jan 27 2013, 21:35) I kno...   Jan 28 2013, 10:21
- - -Aze-   Thank you guys so much for trying to help me out. ...   Jan 28 2013, 22:45

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