What settings control this? Foobar is definitely not doing this for me using a Lynx HiLo. The
Windows Sound control panel seems to be the controlling software. Is there a parameter hidden in
Foobar that I'm missing? Might this have to do with the different USB drivers for the external DACs?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carl Pultz" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, November 06, 2015 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Geek question - is there any way to get Foobar2000 to automatically change
to a file's native sample/bitrate in Win7?
> Gee, Tom, that's never been a problem for me. Via USB to Benchmark DACs,
> using ASIO, KS, or WASAPI, Foobar will automatically output native rates and
> change on the fly (unlike Mac OS). This is with no other processing plugins
> in the virtual signal path, which I almost never use. I confirmed this when
> I got the DAC2, which indicates sr/bit-depth. It requires no intervention
> and has worked that way on Win7, 8.1, and 10. It doesn't care what the
> Windows default setting is, as the Benchmark drivers bypass that internal
> system. Hardware interfaces that use Windows native drivers may behave
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tom Fine
> Sent: Friday, November 06, 2015 9:58 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Geek question - is there any way to get Foobar2000 to
> automatically change to a file's native sample/bitrate in Win7?
> I have tried figuring this out on Google and nothing I'm searching gets me
> I use Foobar2000 as my primary audio player on my Win7 computers in the
> studio. Foobar seems to default to the Windows Sound setting for the actual
> output sample/bitrate, no matter what is native to the file. So, if I'm
> listening to multiple files from the studio, HDTracks and CDs, I have to
> keep opening up the Sound control panel and changing the settings to match
> the file.
> Is there any way to make Foobar do this, take control of these settings and
> then change them based on the file parameters?
> -- Tom Fine