Skanky ways to play MP3 on Windows XP

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at
Fri Sep 14 13:08:06 CDT 2012

Great audio conversion utility for mac - and it's free as in beer

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 11:02 AM, stephen barncard <
stephenREVOLUTION2 at> wrote:

> If this is speech, not music, then one can also use  8 bit wav files at
> low sample rates like 11k or 5k. The high frequencies will diminish and 8
> bit is somewhat crunchy sounding, but if one is preparing the samples one
> can always create them brighter with eq. and shape for the application.
> These file types will import and play in Livecode, I've tested this.
> Remember the Nyquist <>frequency calculation   --  basically (and with 'perfect' filters) your
> high end frequency limit will be half your sample rate.
> Also you folks should know that I have been successful in obtaining audio
> data from a livecode stack and exporting it to a file and I'll post my
> findings soon.
> sqb
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 4:32 AM, Ben Rubinstein <benr_mc at>wrote:
>> ....
>> So this definitely moves me a step forward - do you know of any other
>> supported formats that offer either higher compression or better quality,
>> that can be played as internal/imported LiveCode sounds?
>> Many thanks,
>> Ben
>> Stephen Barncard
> San Francisco Ca. USA
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