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Hi, Peter,

The client specified 96/24 WAV.  Not much flex here.

Steve


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Alyea" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 10:50 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Sound Forge issues


> Hi Steve,
>
> Are you saving the files in WAV format? I don't think Sound Forge will
> allow you to save a file beyond the legal limit for the file type. Also,
> what makes you state that the files are saving reluctantly? Is there a
> warning dialog box that pops up?
>
> Peter
>
>>>> Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> 11/16/09 5:41 PM >>>
> 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
> times.
>
> 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?
>
> Steve
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Peter Alyea" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> 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.
>>
>> Best
>>
>> *******************************
>> Peter Alyea
>> Digital Conversion Specialist, Preservation Reformatting Division
>> Library of Congress
>> (202) 707-5343
>> [log in to unmask]
>>>>> Raphaël Parejo-Coudert
>> <[log in to unmask]> 11/16/09 9:58 AM >>>
>> Hello!
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> --
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>>
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>> 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.
>>>Shai
>>>
>>>Steven Smolian wrote:
>>>> I recall seeing on line the comment that Sound Forge files are
>> limited
>>>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
>> limit?
>>>> 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
>> quit
>>>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
>>>>
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