[mythtv-users] Can myth make an audio cd from mp3s?

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Mon Oct 6 18:37:20 UTC 2008


On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 06:42:31PM +0100, Paul Harrison wrote:
> Nick Rout wrote:
> > Is there a way in myth to make an audio CD from a list of mp3 files?
> > k3b can do this nicely, but not sure if there is a way to do the same
> > within myth.
> >
> > [And yes I know the quality won't be the same, I know I should get a
> > mp3 playing cd player for my car, I know I can make my ipod play into
> > the car stereo, just on topic replies please :-)    ]
> >
> >   
> 
> Nope. You can create a cd with mp3s on it from a play list but cannot 
> create an audio cd :-( There was until recently a menu entry to do it 
> but the code that actually created the audio cd was missing and no one 
> was willing to complete it so it was removed. It shouldn't be too 
> difficult to do, most of the code is already there, the only bit that is 
> missing is the re-encoding of the files so they are in the correct 
> format nearly everything else can be copied from the mp3 cd creation stuff.

If you can arrange for the MP3s, OGGs or WAVs to show up in a
directory, the Python program 'burn' -- in Debian distros under
that name -- does an excellent job of turning them into an audio
CD.

-dsr-

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