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Thank you very much for the reply.

Yes, I considered that already, but unfortunately, many sites, including Facebook, reencode the image to fit their image encoding settings, so I can't expect that the encoded image and decoded image are identical, both pixel-value-wise and binary-wise.

That's why the image decoder accounts for pixel changes and rounds off the brightness to the nearest color that it recognizes (there are 5 accepted values represented as 5 shades of grey) and even if the program rounds off the value to a wrong value (for example, the original 4 value, encoded to JPEG becomes 4.6, and becomes interpreted as 5) my ADPCM-based audio codec will only introduce a faint click (resulting in low-frequency rumble noises if wrong round-offs are frequent) without having the program crash or having undecodeable audio (try bitflipping random bits on an MP3 or Opus and see what happens :) )

However, learning about how JPEG compresses pixel data could help me optimize the image encoding in a way that more information is preserved. Thanks!
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Audio Hardware / Re: EQing headphones
Last post by LithosZA -
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As those of you who have followed this column for any length of time can attest, headphone mixing is one of the big no-no's around these parts.  In our humble opinion, headphone mixes do not translate well in the real world, period, end of story.  Other than checking for balance issues and the occasional hunting down of little details, they are tools best left for the tracking process.

Yeah sure....I guess that is why most of the new music out there sounds like sh*t. Use both!
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If you upload a jpeg file of small dimensions/filesize, is that passed on unprocessed?

If so, perhaps you could dissect the jpeg format to figure out how a e.g. 640x480 pixel 200kB jpeg file is organized, what bits can be flipped while still being a legal jpeg file. I am guessing that you might get close to 200kB worth of entropy through such a file. Then it is only a matter of compressing your source audio using any regular codec into such a file size.

-k
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Yep. You now get a progress dialog like this when working with enough files...



I've only managed to test with 2000 files as that's all I have.  :-[

edit: funny how fbuser was able to tag 500 files at once with the old function. I found my own system crashed after tagging 75.

Awesome. Thanks :)
Great improvement.

My max was 100 entries...
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General - (fb2k) / Re: sort mp3 folders by playcount
Last post by marc2003 -
You can setup foo_facets with statistics columns with total playcounts for folders/albums/artists etc.

http://www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_facets
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Thanks!

I decided to reencode everything. It should be done in 2 weeks.

I noticed that in some (or most?) 96/24 audio, WavPack compresses better than FLAC, up to more than a megabyte difference. That's awesome. I only have few hi-res music, but I do have gigabytes of DSD files, and I'm starting to migrate those files to WavPack too.

Thanks for this codec!
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Yep. You now get a progress dialog like this when working with enough files...



I've only managed to test with 2000 files as that's all I have.  :-[

edit: funny how fbuser was able to tag 500 files at once with the old function. I found my own system crashed after tagging 75.
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Does the new method UpdateFileInfoFromJSON handle threading in a different manner as to bypass the  limit the number of entries we can update in one run as discussed in the WSH panel Mod discussion ?

https://argonaural.io/index.php/topic,77883.msg902143.html#msg902143


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General - (fb2k) / sort mp3 folders by playcount
Last post by zoumbro -
Hello guys. Is it possible to sort my music library from Most played folders to these non played?
I use foobar statistics. None of what i tried gave me the result of Sort descending folders by playcount, only for single tracks.
Thanks
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Hello, my question is simple ... the answer I dont know :)
I use a NAS for mp3 storage and I use to listening music from different devices under the same lan. How can I manage to synchronize (automatically) a playlist from one device to another one? Is it possible?
Thanks.