[nSLUG] Splitting mp3 files

Havea Notherpuff haveanotherpuff at gmail.com
Sat Aug 6 13:19:38 ADT 2011

This one looks interesting:  mp3splt at sourceforge does all kinds of splitting

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 6:50 PM, Dop Ganger <nslug at fop.ns.ca> wrote:
>> I have over 400 mp3 files that need introductory and trailing remarks
>> removed. I have to find these points by ear. They are all VBR encoded. I
>> tried Audacity and was put off by how slow it is to load and save the
>> files.
> Have you looked at sox? The splice subcommand will let you take arbitrary
> chunks and, as it says on the tin, splice the together. From the man page:
> "
>       splice  [-h|-t|-q] { position[,excess[,leeway]] }
>              Splice together audio sections.  This effect provides two
>              things over simple audio concatenation: a (usually short)
>              cross-fade is applied at the join, and a wave similarity
>              comparison is made to help determine the best place at which
>              to make the join."
> Any gui mp3 player should do the job scanning through the files. I use
> audacious myself, YMMV.
> Cheers... Dop.
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