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sumografika
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Posted Wed May 21, 2008 6:02AM

I'm currently uploading a composition of about 4 min, the file is ±33MB and its taking forever! I dont know if its due to my connection or the istock server...


will istock allow ftp uploads for audio?
Mirkic
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Posted Wed May 21, 2008 6:10AM
Check this 30 seconds full HD video of well saturated nature = 650 meg - 1.5 gigabyte's!!! Hehehe! But it's a pain to upload this too. Uploading songs is a "song" for me ))
sumografika
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Posted Wed May 21, 2008 6:13AM
Posted By Mirkic:
Check this 30 seconds full HD video of well saturated nature = 650 meg - 1.5 gigabyte's!!! Hehehe! But it's a pain to upload this too. Uploading songs is a "song" for me smile))

haha OK i'll shutup now
pdtnc
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Posted Thu May 22, 2008 12:03AM
I wonder if some lossless compression software could be used in the Future?
Zipping up would make a difference and 'Monkeys Audio' would make an even bigger difference.

There is the FLAC compression, Shorten compression, all would save time for the uploaders.

http://flac.sourceforge.net

http://www.monkeysaudio.com

http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Lossless_comparison (Scroll down a bit)

(Edited on 2008-05-22 00:04:11 by pdtnc)
thepugnatious
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Posted Thu May 22, 2008 1:33PM
Posted By pdtnc:
I wonder if some lossless compression software could be used in the Future?
Zipping up would make a difference and 'Monkeys Audio' would make an even bigger difference.

There is the FLAC compression, Shorten compression, all would save time for the uploaders.

http://flac.sourceforge.net

http://www.monkeysaudio.com

http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Lossless_comparison (Scroll down a bit)

(Edited on 2008-05-22 00:04:11 by pdtnc)


We have looked at the FLAC/ogg compression however we have found that many free cheap converters do a poor job in the conversion process adding in compression artifacts. Regardless we have not totally ruled out this format for the future, as it is a great option, and usually produces great results


As for other lossless converters we are still looking for a format that does not have potential patent protection, as with all types of MPEG compression.
pdtnc
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Posted Fri May 23, 2008 12:23PM

Posted By thepugnatious:
We have looked at the FLAC/ogg compression however we have found that many free cheap converters do a poor job in the conversion process adding in compression artifacts. Regardless we have not totally ruled out this format for the future, as it is a great option, and usually produces great results


As for other lossless converters we are still looking for a format that does not have potential patent protection, as with all types of MPEG compression.


I only wondered as I'd already seen some interesting use of audio and lossless and lossy formats used at http://www.archive.org on their opensource audio.
Whereby you upload a Flac file made from compressed .wav and they then do the clever bit and the site displays a whole bunch of formats which should suit the majority of listeners.
I wasn't aware of artifacting occurring in the conversion process to flac.

http://www.archive.org/details/pdtncThereminTotheTheremaximum

Nice to see the open mindedness on the subject though
rgbspace
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Posted Sat May 24, 2008 4:27PM
will istock allow ftp uploads for audio?


I´d also like to know the answer to this. I pray for FTP too..
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