I thought of this as well. I understand that I can also embed this info
into the wav file itself instead of having a .MRK file. I suggested this
option from the start since wavelab is my primary working environment
but this means putting a copy of Wavelab on every computer and it's not
something they will do. I need something more generic.
On 4/11/2010 11:06 PM, Marie O'Connell wrote:
> 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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