The settings you want are under server settings, file types.
You should ask about your macos problem on the slimdevices discussion
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com
> I just updated my slimserver to v.5.4.1 and it seemed to play the
> .flac files better, but I am no expert with slimserver and I don't
> know what it is doing. Where would I check as to whether it is doing
> any transcoding? I did not change any of the default settings.
> On a related question: I have installed (but not yet compiled)
> the ffmpeg program on the LinkStation because I read on the
> pfarrell.com site that I would be able to also play wma lossless
> files with this program. In the installation instructions it says
> that the program needs to be on a path visible to slimserver.
> Would you know what path that needs to be?
> Is there a "best" simple C compiler for LinkStation?
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "jamy1975" <jamy@b...>
> > I excluisively use flac encoded music with my slimserver,
> > and linkstation. I do not experience any pauses in the music. Are
> > transcoding the flac files to mp3 or wav?
> > Jamy
> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "mkagoston"
> > <mkagoston@m...> wrote:
> > >
> > > I have the LinkStation on which I installed SlimServer v5.4.0.
> > > I tried playing some .flac files on SoftSqueeze and the Roku
> > > Soundbridge. On both of them (which are hardwired to the
> > > I get a fair number of rather long pauses when I play the music.
> > > Are the lossless .flac files too much for the LinkStation to
> > > Has anybody else had the same problem? If that is the case, then
> > > that's a bummer since that is why a bought LinkStation so that I
> > > would not have to have a computer running while listening to
> > > I also tried to play some MP3 files and they played ok but even
> > > I think I noticed a brief hiccup at least once. WMA lossless
> > > play fine on the Soundbridge if I use my computer and Windows
> > > Connect.
> > >
> > > On a related matter, I am unable to get access to my playlist
> > > either the Soundbridge or SoftSqueeze. I can create and edit the
> > > playlists from the SlimServer Web interface but only if I go into
> > > Handheld mode. Can anyone help me with that?
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > Max