Back when I was working in the States on the civil rights oral histories I
would use the transcript and table of contents as a way of dropping in
markers and naming them (like the table of contents) when I would make the
listener copies of wav and mp3's in wavelab. It worked very well and meant
that the researcher could go straight to eg. page 66 of the transcript and
From memory I did this in the montage part of wavelab.
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 9:30 AM, Shai Drori <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> See. This is why I like your comments. You look at the smallest details.
> How could I miss this little url trick? :-)
> The only problem is that I don't know if they want this on the net or just
> in their "little" archive. I wonder if Wavelab does this generating magic.
> Wavelab can also generate files and run batches, but here the idea is that
> the file will be kept as one and only the pointers will direct the
> researcher to the correct time position. After all, cutting 30,000 files
> into small sound bites takes thing out of context and will drive everyone
> involved insane.
> On 4/11/2010 9:50 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
>> Hello, Shai,
>> In Samplitude, when I place CD track marks in a virtual project file, I
>> can export the audio as individual files--either MP3 or WAV. I often export
>> the WAV files and then run an overnight batch conversion to generate the MP3
>> The WFMU process appears to be part of the parsing of the file, but the
>> individual URLs are time encoded, for example:
>> What is nice about an M3u file (*.m3u) is that many players will recognize
>> this and Samplitude will generate it.
>> So, if you wish to listen to the entire broadcast, loading the m3u file
>> will play all the individual track files listed within in sequence. It is a
>> playlist file and I think it's fairly standard.
>> At 03:32 AM 2010-04-11, you wrote:
>>> Does anyone know how to solve the following problem? I have recordings of
>>> hour long news program that has many items in it. The original wave file is
>>> 62 minutes long, but the research library wants a feature that will enable a
>>> researcher to click on a specific item in the database and hear that item
>>> directly. So if there is a news item that starts at 25:15 and ends at 28:45,
>>> a click on the link will start playback at that point and not from the
>>> beginning of the audio file. Anyone have an idea? As a last resort I am
>>> thinking about giving a try to the cutting program mentioned here a few days
>>> back that can create mp3 files according to the markers I make in wavelab.
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