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Old 08-22-2007, 01:08 PM   #1
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flac does not like wav?


Hi there

I am trying to convert some WAV files into FLAC

The command I use is:

Code:
flac -0 -V filename
The error I get:

Quote:
ERROR: unsupported format type 3
And this is what 'file' has to say about my input file:

Quote:
RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, stereo 96000 Hz
Any ideas as to why it doesn't eat my files? They were made with Audacity, export settings:

Quote:
Format: WAV (Microsoft 32 bit float)
Thanks all
 
Old 08-22-2007, 02:43 PM   #2
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At a guess, I'd say it doesn't like the non-standard settings for the file. I once tried encoding some 24bit high quality files and got similar errors. Try re-encoding the wav to the CD standard 16bit/44100Hz (48000Hz might also work) and see what happens then.
 
Old 08-22-2007, 03:12 PM   #3
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worth a shot, thanks
 
Old 08-22-2007, 03:35 PM   #4
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That did the trick, I needed to export to WAV (Microsoft 16 bit PCM)
 
  


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