Re: [podcasters] Garageband problems
- Thank you Shawn. I know she was at work, so that could be the reason
for the delay.
The file may be named the same as another, not sure. I had her try the
same file with like 5 seconds added to the front, as well as chopped
in half versions of the show, all came back the same, 7:14 and nothing
beyond. She opened older shows, and older files with me side, and all
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On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Brains Matter
> That's very odd. The only thing I can think of (which is a known
> issue with GB) is if the audio file name has the first 16 characters
> the same as another audio file that you've imported into GB... eg.
> "episode675audioFilePreEdit-Frank.mp3" and "epsiode675audioFilePreEdit-
> Barbara.mp3" - this causes issues, but not the behaviour you are
> describing (it just reads the first file both times)
> FTR, I'm on iLife'08 and Leopard 10.5.6, and haven't encountered that
> issue before...?
> Has she tried importing a totally different mp3 file which is around
> the same length to see if it's an audio file problem or not? (I know
> that's basic, but useful to know) - it'll point to eitehr GB or the
> mp3 file itself.
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> On 31/01/2009, at 2:49 AM, Geek - wrote:
>> I know this isn't an Apple Support group, but as Macs are popular,
>> especially in audio work, I hoped some of you might have some insight.
>> My co host, who has been editing the shows the same way for months
>> now, is encountering some oddities with Garage band. I record in Adobe
>> Audition 1.5, save out as MP3, and then FTP the files for her to grab
>> so that she can put them together and put out the full show as an MP3.
>> This has worked for months now. This week's episode, though, has
>> encountered some problems. When she tries to open my file, Garage Band
>> only sees 7:14 of the file, the rest is silence. I tried chopping the
>> 1 hour 9 minute file into two, adding tot he beginning and so on. All
>> she sees is 7:14 of any file of mine. Does *anyone* here have any
>> ideas? This really puts a wrench in the production of the show, as my
>> work schedule doesn't allow much in the way of edit time these days.
>> Any ideas will be happily passed along to the co host. The specs of
>> the Mac are that it's running Leopard with iLife '08 and plenty of
>> disk space. Thanks folks!
>> Dwight Wallbridge,
>> Blogger, Photographer, Geek
>> All Things Azeroth http://www.allthingsazeroth.com/
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