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Using foobar for Subsonic transcoding
gorman
post Mar 30 2012, 10:41
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Now that the iSub app for iOS supports gapless playback, but still lacks replaygain support, I'm wondering whether it would be possible to use foobar, from the commandline, to handle transcoding, using its processing capabilities to apply the desired gain (album in my case) to the converted files that get sent to the device (an iPhone) on 3G.

I'm currently using these steps for transcoding MP3s and FLACs to Ogg Vorbis (don't shiver for the mp3 transcoding, the source is pretty high bitrate and 3G data limits are unbearable otherwise).

FLAC

flac -d --totally-silent --decode-through-errors --stdout %s
followed by
oggenc2 -Q -q2 -t %t -a %a -l %l -

MP3

lame --silent --mp3input --decode -h %s -
followed by
oggenc2 -Q -q2 -t %t -a %a -l %l -

So my solution would be:

Install a dedicated, portable version of foobar2k. Invoke it through the commandline using the Convert / [last used] command, after having setup the conversion with the above oggenc2 settings (that outputs to stdout) and replaygain processing applying gain to the output.

What I'm not sure about:
1) Is this doable?
2) Are the context commands available through the commandline?
3) Would that oggenc2 actually output to stdout when used in fb2k? Or would it output to disk anyway?

Thanks for any help. Cheers!

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