djlewis wrote:

> Any thoughts on how to do this in Ruby?  I've tried hooking to the
> dbPowerAmp DLL but there are problems that seem kinda inscrutable (see
> message http://tinyurl.com/y9r86h). Too bad, because that's what I use
> interactively, and it seems pretty good.
> 
> Any other ways to do audio conversions in Ruby that people recommend --
> general-purpose conversion libraries for Windoze, scripting interfaces,
> etc?  FLAC to MP3 is the one I most want, with flexibility in the MP3
> parameters.  But it would be nice to have a bigger set of formats.

IMHO this isn't really a good application for Ruby directly. Better to
interface with a library dedicated to this purpose. Which reduces Ruby's
role to that of a simple script to submit files to a native-code conversion
library.

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Paul Lutus
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