Exporting previously imported audioclips

Christian Langers chris at whitelotus.on-rev.com
Tue Jun 14 04:46:25 EDT 2011

Hi Stephen,

thanks for your offer to help me… I found my old sound files on an another HD ;-), so for now it's ok. But for future needs, this feature will be of use…



Le 13 juin 2011 à 21:31, stephen barncard a écrit :

> No, I don't want my currently crappy-looking code to be seen by anybody
> right now, but if you have a pressing need to export audio from a stack
> right now, I can provide a protected stack at some point in the next week or
> so .
> I've made export of most sounds to AIFF work, but I used some odd handmade
> conversion routines when I should have been using binary encode and decode.
> (Thanks to Mark Smith and his amazing AudioWaveform Stack) - he had been
> along the same path of trying to figure out how to decode the headers for
> aif and wave files, my situation was encoding those headers. After I saw
> Mark's code I decided to rewrite my whole library using Binary
> encode/decode.
> I plan to tell everyone about how I did it, make a demo and provide a
> download but that takes time that I don't have now.
> So I'm not ready to make a presentation. I'm doing a lot more right now than
> Livecode.
> THere's a lot I don't understand and parts are a hack but they seem to work
> except from some very old 8 bit 8k au sounds. But 99% of my test sounds
> exported correctly. And it's 100% Livecode.
> Basically you can put the raw binary for any Livecode object into the
> clipboard, put it into a variable, and parse out the parameters and audio.
> Then it's 'just a matter of'  determining the headers and placing the blocks
> in the right place in the binary. Livecode is very fast at this, at least
> with the usual short audio bursts we use in stacks.
> I plan to make a library and a demo stack -  but I've got to rename
> variables, etc to make it all useable by others. And docs  take a while too.
> There's also a hexdump stack that I used for the project that I will make
> available.
> Patience, grasshopper.
> sqb
> On 13 June 2011 11:23, Phil Davis <revdev at pdslabs.net> wrote:
>> On 6/13/11 10:39 AM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>>> On 06/13/2011 08:23 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
>>>> Contact me off list. It can be done.
>>> Why, pray, off-list? Is this some sort of private knowledge that cannot be
>>> shared?
>> And if it can be explained, can it not be programmed?
>> Phil
>>> O
>>> Stephen Barncard
> San Francisco Ca. USA
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