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Pavel Fric
XQueryEvaluator Text Editors
Feb 08 2011
Audex Utilities
Jan 06 2011
Tulip Science
Jun 30 2010
antonia Audio
Apr 26 2010
antonia Audio
Apr 25 2010
Amarok Audio
Jul 04 2009
Amarok Audio
Jul 04 2009
Audex Utilities
I was surprised when using Audex for the first time. I understood that my experiences with for example Sound juicer or KAudio Creator were a little different. But then it's on me to examine possibilities of Settings.
I would like to describe my feelings:
I fullfilled "artist" and "title-name of album" and "year". I was used to have in result the folders named exactly so, with structure of course "author, then name of album in subfolder, and then audio files (usually unnamed, I wasn't using the freedb or so and gave the informations later - manualy or with help of internet" In Audex I saw that the name of subfolder with *.ogg was fullfilled with all these together, even the year. I have to look for the way how to set it in Settings.
The way these programmes are working may differ (ripping then encoding, or ripping and encoding simultaneously - in case of Audex). I wasn't thinking about it before.
In Sound juicer, that I was using before the change to any *.oga format (Amarok wasn't able to show the length of duration of the audio files in this format, so I was surprised and little discussed with this unstoppable progres) led me to look for the other solution.
I suppose that the interface could and should change, develop, improve in future. It's the thing of opinions, suggestions and possibilities. I can't to stop comparing it with simplicity of Sound juicer yet - there are instantly two places to write the "author" and "name of album" and "year". Perhaps by the time. But Sound juicer was "very simply" in possibilities of setting of quality of encoding too. But the values were quite good for me. I supposed that it's quite good that I needn't to set them manualy exactly, to thing which value is better, when I only demand good quality, better than 64, 80, 128 kbps (when the hard drive - hard disk - is huge enough for me to use pretty good quality of sound - 168 kbps in this case). It's good for me, that I can set the folder, where I want to save the encoded files. But there is no option? to set even bigger data stream (kbps) in case of extra excellent music. Yes, I know, that these formats are used to diminuish the amount of MB on hard drives used for the music.
I noted that Audex doesn't remember the quality I used the last time. The work with tags, for example "autofill the artists" or even manualy is secret for me now.
The details of ripping and encoding display some weird characters - used in czech language: displayed incorrectly.
Jan 17 2009