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Re: [gear] new software from SD (waveagent)

Subject: Re: [gear] new software from SD (waveagent)
From: "evs" onomatopoetik
Date: Fri Sep 28, 2007 2:19 am ((PDT))
and there is a new programm called waveagent,
unfortunately just for pc and not for mac :-(

but there is a open source software for mac which converts files from
flac to wav or aiff,
its called xAct. i don=B4t know if its working good, i will try it the
next days.
(download at:

now i=B4m a little sceptical about converting flac to wav. (maybe
but is flac really the same quality as recording with 48khz 24 bit wav?
and won=B4t there be any loss of quality when converting?
or is this depending on the quality of the software converter?

Am 27.09.2007 um 18:51 schrieb oryoki2000:

> Sound Devices has released a new version of firmware for the 702, 722
> and 744t recorders. This update was available in beta form for a few
> weeks. Now it's official.
> One useful addition to the firmware is the ability to record using
> FLAC, a lossless compressed format. FLAC will increase your file
> storage space by 30 to 50 percent. FLAC files can be played back in
> the recorder.
> Read more about the new features in the firmware release here. Select
> the link that applies to your particular hardware.
> --oryoki

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