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Stacking the Peak Meter and VU Meter displays can provide a dramatic view of 
how much hard limiting is used in a recording...

Merry Christmas y'all!


Mark Durenberger


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 7:22 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] What's the best Windows app for playing 24-bit FLAC 
files?


> Hi Mark:
>
> Shoulda figured there was some Windows mischief afoot. Indeed, Windows had 
> de-selected the M-Audio 2496 card as the default audio playback device. So 
> Foobar was getting mangled garbage via TotalRecorder software (the only 
> way I know of to "record" (capture) audio off Flash and Real streams). 
> Since it's not a studio computer, I didn't even think to check until your 
> post got me poking around in the Windows settings.
>
> Yep, Foobar works just fine.
>
> Thanks!
>
> And, Happy Merry to all ARSCList members. May your 2010 be healthy, happy 
> and prosperous.
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mark Donahue" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 22, 2009 3:35 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] What's the best Windows app for playing 24-bit 
> FLAC files?
>
>
>> Tom,
>> I'm wondering if your problem is a simple configuration thing with 
>> Foobar. I use Foobar here in the studio to play back everything with the 
>> exception of DSD files.
>> I'm wondering if your soundcard has an ASIO driver. If so, then there is 
>> an ASIO add on for Foobar that will allow the application to control the 
>> sound card directly, bypassing the dreaded Windows audio control panel.
>> I have multichannel 88.2k, 96k and 192k files in my library in both 
>> Interleaved and Multi-Mono source and the application even gets all the 
>> channels of the surround files in the right outputs.
>>
>> All the best,
>> Mark Donahue
>> Soundmirror, Inc.
>> Boston MA
>>
>