I upgraded to ECDC 5.02c and noticed that it took ten minutes to convert a
CD track to 128 kbps MP3 file. When playing back with MP8, the song skips
What's the problem?
> Can this have something to do with the limitation of 256kbit/s limitation
> that Microsoft's MP3-codec have?
> > WMP6 and MPXP use different codecs, though. Testing with both
> > and mplayer2.exe would isolate the error out to either likely be a codec
> > issue or a file handling issue. Sample content here would be really
> > useful.
> > --
> > (speaking for myself and doing this in my free time)
> > See http://www.nwlink.com/~zachd/pss/pss.html for some generally helpful
> > info.
> > --
> > > Noticed the same thing. They work fine with Winamp under XP, though.
> > > Must be something to do with the encoding that MPlayer doesn't like.
> > > > Where could someone find sample files demonstrating the issue? Are
> > others
> > > > having the same problem? We allow for random MP3 codecs to insert
> > > > themselves as our decoders, so it might be interesting to try
> > with
> > > > mplayer2.exe on the same box, which prefers DShow codecs over ACM
> > > > (WMP7+ prefers ACM).
> > > > --
> > > > (speaking for myself and doing this in my free time)
> > > > See http://www.nwlink.com/~zachd/pss/pss.html for some generally
> > WMP
> > > > info.
> > > > --
> > > > > Keywords: mp3 WMP8 silence windows XP
> > > > > Hello everyone.
> > > > > I just happened to notice this yesterday. Roughly 30% of the mp3
> > files I
> > > > d/l
> > > > > from say, WinMX , simply don't play under Win XP and WMP 8. These
> > same
> > > > files
> > > > > will play fine under Win 98SE (under one of the many progs I use
> > > > Media
> > > > > Jukebox, Windows CD player, etc). However, under XP when I go to
> > > > some
> > > > > files, all I get is silence. WMP displays the name and artist of
> > mp3,
> > > > and
> > > > > the little bar at the bottom moves to the right as if the file is
> > being
> > > > played,
> > > > > but as I said, all you get is silence.
> > > > > Can someone please enlighten to me as to why this is happening?
> > > > Obviously, this
> > > > > is another fine M$ "enhance" under the XP OS, but I'd like to know
> > what
> > > > the deal
> > > > > is anyway. TIA!
> > > > > A.