If you have Bias Peak, you can script it to do various tasks & then
run it in Batch mode. Whether the specific set of steps you're
looking for is realizeable in that fashion, I cannot guarantee. If
you are a Mac user, there is another avenue, most programs are
scriptable through AppleScript or through Automator (the same thing
really underneath). I am quite sure you could get this done with a
program like Bias & Applescript. Once you have a script you can make
it into an application & throw any number of files at it (i.e. drag &
drop the files on the application icon).
All the best
On Dec 17, 2006, at 11:22 AM, Joel Bresler wrote:
> Dear friends:
> As long as we are talking about batch processes...
> I have about 8,000 MP3 songs at highest bit rate (320 kbps) that I
> would like to convert to 92 kbps or so, and snip out a 30 to 60
> second segment suitable for web use. I need a program that can
> either edit MP3 natively or convert to an editable format, cut out
> the segment, and convert the segment to 92 kbps. It would be ideal
> if the program could also fade in and fade out, and let me pick a
> standard start time (such as 30 seconds into the cut, rather than
> at the very start which is often an introduction.)
> Has anyone done anything like this? I am wondering what the results
> are, specifically whether human judgment is absolutely required in
> selecting samples. It's just not practicable for me to do such a
> selection on 8,000 songs, so I hope the answer is no!
> Any suggestions welcome.
> Joel Bresler
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