No one has mentioned Metadata yet. If the PCM data isn't corrupt
(Wavelab doesn't think so) then you may have a Metadata issue which all
software uses to read and launch a file.
Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
On 1/26/2019 7:19 PM, John Schroth wrote:
> Thanks Lou
> I've almost pushed the button on Izotope a bunch of times. My main
> hesitation was having to learn yet another program, but so many good
> things have been said about it. I know I need to get it at some point
> Kind Regards,
> John Schroth
> On 1/26/2019 10:08 PM, Lou Judson wrote:
>> I don’t use Windows, but Izotope RX is my best fixer on Macs…
>> Lou Judson
>> Intuitive Audio
>> On Jan 26, 2019, at 6:58 PM, John Schroth
>> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Hi Gary and Mickey
>>> I tried copy and paste changing file name of the copy. No luck there.
>>> I tried upsample render then downsample render the upsampled file in
>>> Wavelab. No luck. I only changed the sample rate not the bit rate
>>> and only took it up from 96K to 128K. Going higher for both bit and
>>> sample rates on the whole file, then back down again would take too
>>> much time to process for this test.
>>> I tied saving off to a RAW file, then open (import special audio
>>> file) using Wavelab. No luck there. But when I tried importing the
>>> corrupted WAV file in the same way, then saved that file off to a
>>> new version, that seemed to work. Both corrupted file and new
>>> version are the same size.
>>> As this is a consumer project transferring a collection of cassette
>>> tapes that are not an archival level job, I'm very happy with this
>>> fix. I was in a hurry to get home to dinner Friday night and should
>>> have backed up the days work before I started the batch render
>>> process. Lesson learned. Thanks to you both for your input and
>>> leading me to a fix!!
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