Playing BBC R3 FLAC files recorded by nightly VLC
owen.smith at cantab.net
Sun Aug 6 06:34:13 PDT 2017
The live stream is 48KHz 16bits. If you are recording 44.1KHz then a sample rate conversion is being performed somewhere.
Owen Smith <owen.smith at cantab.net>
On 6 Aug 2017, at 12:06, Paul Thornett <pthornett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> R3 Proms 2017 output is available in lossless format in iPlayer for 30 days
>>> I don't think that is right.
> Well, that's funny. I've been playing Proms on the iPlayer site
> (nothing to do with GIP) and recording the stream with Audacity since
> the Proms started (as I live in Oz, playing and recording a live
> stream is impractical given the time difference).
> MediaInfo shows a constant bit rate of 1411 kb/s, a sampling rate of
> 44.1 kHz and a bit depth of 16.
> If you then do the same for a live Prom, you get exactly the same
> results from MediaInfo,
> That convinces me.
> Paul Thornett
> On 6 August 2017 at 20:50, RS <richard22j at zoho.com> wrote:
>>> From: d.lake at surrey.ac.uk
>>> Sent: Sunday, August 6, 2017 10:02
>>> " R3 Proms 2017 output is available in lossless format in iPlayer for 30
>> I don't think that is right.
>>> I know how to get 320kbit/s using gip, but how do you get the FLAC
>>> lossless stream using gip?
>> You can't do it with GiP.
>> You have a choice of using a recent nightly build of VLC as Vangelis
>> explains in
>> and the other messages in the thread, or a special version of ffmpeg as Jim
>> explained in April. Vangelis gives a link to Jim's article. In either case
>> you can record the live stream, which includes all R3 output during the
>> Proms trial period.
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