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Re: Some ideas needed



I think the point of the original post got lost somewhere along the
way.  Ingo wanted a way to make it easier on downloaders so they
didn't have to grab so many files.   A Zip file of an mp3 may be
larger, but that wasn't his request.  It was EASE, not SIZE.

ZIP is lossless and comes with CRC error checking so if the files are
corrupt you will know.

>I know with Pro
>Tools friends who are WAY INTO IT don't even recommend copying files
>from one drive to another because data can and has gotten lost.

Sure it can, but that's a pretty lame excuse for not copying files.
Haven't they heard of verification?  It can get lost writing to the
original disk fer chrissake.  What do they think they are doing when
they make CDs?

Tony

On 12/27/06, Michael Peters <mp@mpeters.de> wrote:
>
>
> put them into an m3u playlist
> http://hanna.pyxidis.org/tech/m3u.html
>
> -michael www.michaelpeters.de
>
>
>
>
>  ________________________________
>  From: Ingo Ito [mailto:ito@itofarm.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 5:24 PM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Some ideas needed
>
>
>
> Hi everybody,
>
> I know its a bit off topic, but maybe some people on this list do have 
>some
> advice (I tried some typically mp3 groups and this was no serious help at
> all).
> I need some help or recommendations on the following subject:
>
> I want to offer mp3 files of my work on my own homepage (which Im 
>working
> on at the moment).
> I do work with loops and sometimes they are only tiny pieces of music for
> e.g. audio books, and so I have for example 50 individual mp3 tracks 
>from 30
> sec to a few minutes in one album.
> This would be a lot of individual downloading for the people.
>
> So I would like to have one file containing all little mp3 files with 
>tags
> etc. .
> What do you recommend to do for offering such downloadable file in which 
>all
> the individual files stay as they are?
> Just a simple Winzip or Winrar compression? Any experiences with the 
>quality
> of such?
> Or maybe BitTorrent? Or sth.else?
>
> Any suggestions are appreciated. Thank you very much and I wish 
>everybody on
> this list a happy new year!
>
> Regards and greetings from Spain
> Ingo
>


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Tony
http://bigtony.blogspot.com/