audio file handling

Phil Davis revdev at
Sun Nov 12 21:42:46 EST 2006

Mark Smith wrote:
> Phil, my AudioWaveform component will read the WAV and AIF headers, and 
> I don't think it would be a huge stretch to re-write the headers, but if 
> you need to perform sample rate conversions (and it sounds like you do), 
> it won't be much help.
> I have no knowledge of what a decent sample-rate conversion algorithm 
> might consist of, but I'm pretty sure that it would be non-trivial, and 
> probably not the sort of thing that Transcript is well suited for. Maybe 
> it can be done using Quicktime?

Yep, that's probably what I'll do. Thanks for the info, Mark (and others). Your 
AudioWaveform is a nice little tool!


> Best,
> Mark
> On 12 Nov 2006, at 05:11, Phil Davis wrote:
>> Hello List,
>> I have a ton of audio files (.WAV and .AIF) I want to examine in Rev, 
>> discover which ones were created with the wrong settings (sampling 
>> rate, frequency range, etc), and re-render & export them with 
>> different settings. (don't laugh!)
>> So this is really two questions:
>> 1) Is there a way in Rev to get that kind of info about a file? I can 
>> set the filename of a player and look at props of the player, but that 
>> doesn't seem to give me what I need. (Or am I missing something?)
>> 2) Once I discover which files created wrong, is there a way I can 
>> export them from Rev with different settings?
>> Thanks folks. I appreciate whatever ideas you can offer.
>> Phil Davis

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