Problem with FLAC music file playback on Moonshell 2.10

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Kittyhawk, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. Kittyhawk
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    The music files were ripped from CD and encoded in FLAC compression level 8 (max compression). They played perfectly fine on my PC but on my NDS Lite (running moonshell 2.10), there were occasional skips or short high pitched noises during playback [​IMG] . Freezing sometimes happened when fast forwarding/backwarding a FLAC music file.

    I've tried the exact same songs in mp3 format (224kbps CBR) and FLAC compression level 5 (the default) and WAV (no compression) and there were none of the problems mentioned above.

    It seems that Moonshell 2.10 has a problem with music files encoded in FLAC at high compression levels. Is there any workaround for this issue (other than encoding at a lower FLAC compression level)? [​IMG]
     
  2. avenir

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    no and no. nds CPU power is very low.
     
  3. Kittyhawk
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    EDIT: Even FLAC files at compression level 5 are not spared playback problems I mentioned, after listening longer on my NDS Lite.

    So I'll just have to wait for a future version of Moonshell in which FLAC playback is improved?
     
  4. Langin

    Langin HI! ^O^

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    Moonshell has been finished, but try to convert the songs with iTunes to AAC!
     
  5. Stevetry

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    convert them to mp3 i have flac that what i do
     
  6. Terminator02

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    yeah I remember having some FLAC files but they always has weird noises in them at specific spots even though they played perfectly on my computer. I just converted them all to MP3s and everything was good
     
  7. Kittyhawk
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    No more newer versions of Moonshell coming out? [​IMG]
    If there are newer versions in development, I hope they resolve the FLAC playback issues (the same as high framerate and bitrate videos playback problems in the past).

    Exactly!
     
  8. Terminator02

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    Moonlight, the developer quit, don't expect any more official moonshell versions
     
  9. insanepotato

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    he quit?
    say whut!? due to using moonshell to launch comercial roms?

    i remmeber reading that moonshell is supposed to be GPL?
    source code availiable?
     
  10. Langin

    Langin HI! ^O^

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    I believe the source is somewhere but I dunno
     
  11. Lightspeed

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    Why would you want to listen to FLAC's from your DS? The quality would sound the same as 320kbs
     
  12. avenir

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    Or try TTA, which uses less CPU
     
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