burning audio CDs

Dominic Mitchell dom at happygiraffe.net
Thu Oct 19 08:04:32 BST 2000


On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 03:22:23PM +0100, Ben Smithurst wrote:
> Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> 
> > Just a thought, but have you tried converting from wav to pcm files and
> > writing those instead?  I'm pretty sure that wav files splatted directly
> > onto a CD won't be readable to the average player...
> 
> Well, a friend of a friend says you need to burn it was WAVs.  The sox(1)
> manpage implies I should convert to .cdr format (i.e. sox foo.wav
> foo.cdr) when burning to an audio CD, but that didn't work at all.
> (Listening to it through the CD-ROM drive sounds like white noise.)
> For now I might try different CDs and see if that helps.

One last try, how about converting them to .raw format with sox and
writing those?

-Dom




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