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Re: how do i chop wav files with sox

On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 08:07:23PM +0200, Carel Fellinger wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 08:18:49AM -0600, Jake R. Johnson wrote:
> > I have some really large wav files...120minutes and I would like to chop
> > it into 6 single files so that i have 6 tracks on a cd.  How can i do
> > this?
> You don't want to chop the file, that would imply burning a single wav
> file split over several tracks, and this would introduce disturbing
> pauses.  You're better of looking for ways to specify indici within a
> single track.  I think you could use cdrecord's -index=list option to
> achieve this, but I'm not sure.  You'll certainly need a wav editor to
> get that list of indici.

I just did this last night with cdrdao. See the cdrdao man page
section on toc files. To see a sample toc file try:

[root@beatbox]# cdrdao read-toc --device 0,5,0 --driver generic-mmc ./toc_music_cd

and look at the toc_music_cd file. Adjust your --device and --driver
parameters to suit. 

Ron Golan

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