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Discussion about: tracktion.com

Moderators: valley, jules, TSC, ModuLR

Miguel Iglesias
KVRer
 
4 posts since 10 Feb, 2013, from Asturias, Spain

Postby Miguel Iglesias; Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:23 am mp3 converter

Does anybody know where can I download the lame mp3 converter?

I tried the links provided by tracktion but I didn't find any funcional archive for mac os Lion.

Thank you very much!

:help:
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mandolarian
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2536 posts since 2 Feb, 2005, from Raincoast of Grayland

Postby mandolarian; Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:37 am

perception: the stuff reality is made of.
bk
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1428 posts since 15 Aug, 2003, from Indianapolis

Postby bk; Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:30 am

TSC announced on the company forum that they would rather us not use the Lame codec, and that Jules would be removing the parts of Tracktion that use it. According to Woody, Jules considers it a "ghetto" solution, and we'll soon have to render uncompressed in T, and convert to mp3 elsewhere.

mp3s can be imported with drag and drop, without using Lame.

http://forums.tracktion.com/threads/11-Lame-Encoder

I personally think it's a step backward. Lame works fine in hundreds of other audio apps. Of course, that makes it easy to find a replacement, but is somewhat inconvenient, and not nearly as slick as rendering to mp3 from within T itself.
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Petelab
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13 posts since 28 Mar, 2005, from Dover NH USA

Postby Petelab; Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:56 am

I tried to export and OGG is the only compressed format option.The option to download the lame mp3 codec is gone.
Please bring back the export as mp3 option!
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operandx
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233 posts since 30 Apr, 2003, from West Dorset, UK

Postby operandx; Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:14 am

It will be there if you set the path to lame in settings. I've just exported an mp3 in 4.0.5.
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jabe
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442 posts since 8 Oct, 2008, from UK

Postby jabe; Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:22 am

Petelab wrote:I tried to export and OGG is the only compressed format option.The option to download the lame mp3 codec is gone.
Please bring back the export as mp3 option!


It looks like the MP3 export option will disappear.

You can always export as WAV and convert with something free like Audacity or Acon Digital's Acoustica Basic or LameDrop or another.
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TSC
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284 posts since 31 Dec, 2012, from Seattle

Postby TSC; Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:36 am

Hey guys - having seen the much better link to the RareWares site, we feel more comfortable about directing people to download Lame - it was not the codec we had issues with, it was the old link in T3 that sent you to a bizarre ghetto site that we did not like :)

The RareWares page is much cleaner and we have tested the links - will be posting the link in our support forum and the app will direct people there - will be easier of the address ever changes rather than building the link into Tracktion.

Apologies for the confusion - should have just asked you guys first! :shock:
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bk
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1428 posts since 15 Aug, 2003, from Indianapolis

Postby bk; Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:01 pm

TSC wrote: it was not the codec we had issues with, it was the old link in T3 that sent you to a bizarre ghetto site that we did not like :)

Ahh. OK, that makes sense. Thanks for clarifying!
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Petelab
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13 posts since 28 Mar, 2005, from Dover NH USA

Postby Petelab; Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:11 pm

I downloaded the lame encoder from the rareware site. When I am in Tracktion settings,Lame location window- the
Lame framework is grayed out , so I can't choose it.
Running Tracktion 4.0.5 on an iMac running Mountain Lion 10.8.2. :help:
TSC
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284 posts since 31 Dec, 2012, from Seattle

Postby TSC; Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:55 pm

Jules installed the following: LAME 3.99.5 Framework for OS X (10.7+)

Then directed Tracktion to the Lame instal here: /Library/Frameworks/LAME.framework/Versions/A/LAME

That worked for him - let me know if it does not for you.
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metamorphosis
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3456 posts since 7 Jan, 2005, from Hamilton, New Zealand

Postby metamorphosis; Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:13 pm

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Petelab
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13 posts since 28 Mar, 2005, from Dover NH USA

Postby Petelab; Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:50 am

TSC wrote:Jules installed the following: LAME 3.99.5 Framework for OS X (10.7+)

Then directed Tracktion to the Lame instal here: /Library/Frameworks/LAME.framework/Versions/A/LAME

That worked for him - let me know if it does not for you.


Thanks for the reply! I have that file in my Library folder, but can't get it to install to that exact directory.
It is still grayed out and isn't an option in the Tracktion-File Settings-Lame directory window.
Tracktion 4.0.5, 2012 iMac Mountain Lion 10.8.2,
MOTU 8 PRE
jules
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474 posts since 14 Nov, 2002, from Raw Material HQ, London

Postby jules; Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:00 pm

It is still grayed out and isn't an option in the Tracktion-File Settings-Lame directory window.


Dammit.. A bug in the file-selector is stopping you selecting files.. When I tried this it worked because I'd already fixed that bug in my dev build..

Hmm. Tricky to offer a workaround for that, I'll have to fix it in the next release.. If it's a massive problem I could do a point release with a fix just for this.
Petelab
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13 posts since 28 Mar, 2005, from Dover NH USA

Postby Petelab; Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:11 pm

TSC wrote:Jules installed the following: LAME 3.99.5 Framework for OS X (10.7+)

Then directed Tracktion to the Lame instal here: /Library/Frameworks/LAME.framework/Versions/A/LAME

That worked for him - let me know if it does not for you.


Thanks for the reply! I have that file in my Library folder, but can't get it to install to that exact directory.
It is still grayed out and isn't an option in the Tracktion-File Settings-Lame directory window.
Tracktion 4.0.5, 2012 iMac Mountain Lion 10.8.2,
MOTU 8 PRE

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