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Re: Appropriate codec for playing Mathematica generated .wav files

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  • Subject: [mg49075] Re: Appropriate codec for playing Mathematica generated .wav files
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve_usenet at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 05:34:20 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <cbrcoa$isk$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You need to specify the export format thus:

Export["s.wav", s, "WAV"]

Steve Luttrell

"Don Taylor" <dont at agora.rdrop.com> wrote in message
news:cbrcoa$isk$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Someone asked me to generate a few sound files.  I used Mathematica
5.0.1.0
> under WinXP.
>
> s = Play[f[t],{t,1,Floor[da/8]},SampleRate->22050,PlayRange->All]
> Export["s.wav", s]
>
> Everything seemed fine and so I send the files.  Then they said they
> couldn't play the files.  I got copies back, they weren't corrupted,
> but nothing I have, except importing them back into Mathematica, will play
> them either.  Everything complains about codec but then no codec
> can be found that will play them.
>
> I've tried QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Irfanview, they tried
> eight different packages they said.
>
> I searched Wolfram, searched manual, searched help, searched old
> newsgroup postings (found one posting years old having no luck
> with similar problem and no answer)
>
> Is there a "golden codec" known to work out there somewhere?
> Perhaps this could be added to the help files?
>
> Thank you
>


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