Hello, Peter et al, (Al, are you out there?)
I'm formatted in NTFS. It seems to be saving files, albeit reluctantly,
above 2G but not by much- the longest is 2123xxxkb, It played back ok- this
To be on the safe side, I think I'll divvy them up into .1 and .2 halves. -
unless you think I can safely avoid the nuisanace. Thoughts?
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From: "Peter Alyea" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, November 16, 2009 10:40 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Sound Forge issues
> If you are having problems, you might want to check that your hard drive
> is formatted as NTFS and not FAT32. Also, more recent versions of Sound
> Forge will record to a buffer beyond the 2GB limit, but will not allow
> you to save the data out to a 2GB limited file format. WAV64 and RAW do
> not have the file size limit. RF64 would work as well, but I don't know
> if it is implemented yet.
> Peter Alyea
> Digital Conversion Specialist, Preservation Reformatting Division
> Library of Congress
> (202) 707-5343
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>>>> Raphaël Parejo-Coudert
> <[log in to unmask]> 11/16/09 9:58 AM >>>
> Many sound editors limit the files to two hours in length. I'm using
> Peak pro 6.1.1 on Mac OS X, I get the same results!
> Best regards.
> R. PAREJO-COUDERT
> Ethnomusicologue / Ethnomusicologist / Etnomusicólogo
> Anthropologie visuelle et sonore
> Visual and Sound Anthropology
> Antropología visual y sonora
> Archives sonores - Archivos sonoros - Sound Archives
> Le (El) Mon, 16 Nov 2009 16:38:21 +0200, Shai Drori, wrote me / m'a
> écrit / me escribió:
>>It has to do with an old windows file limit of 2Gb. New systems can
>>record longer files but it's a try and see what happens deal. You
>>shouldn't have a problem with 1 hor tapes.
>>Steven Smolian wrote:
>>> I recall seeing on line the comment that Sound Forge files are
>>to two hours in length. I can't find anything about this is the SF 8
>>book, but I seldom think of the same words for a problem as does the
>>index maker. I'm using SF 10.
>>> I am working with a group of tapes of about one hour in length being
>>saved as 96/24 files, c. 2.5 times the size of 44.1/16 files.
>>> Am I correct in assuming the 2 hour limit relates to files at the
>>44.1/16 type and those requiring greater real estate have to fit this
>>> I've noticed that one I saved played back first at regular speed but
>>in all subsequent playbacks at half speed. The one I recorded next
>>recording about half-way through and, though peaking at -4, crackled in
>>playback as if levels were past zero.
>>> The storage medium showed two-thirds of the disc remained unused.
>>> Should I divide these 1 hour, 96/24 files to accommodate the nominal
>>limit of Sound Forge?
>>> Steve Smolian