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by Syrinx77 / April 18, 2013 2:07 PM PDT able to chapter mark my live mp3 recordings.

Turns out Audacity doesn't do that.

Any suggestions to free software that does? Thanks!

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2013 5:21 AM PDT

Since the MP3 standard does not have a chapter mark standard, how to implement this?

I think we'd have to know more about the MP3 player software before we can toss out ideas.

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I've seen something like that ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 21, 2013 5:32 AM PDT

on a standard music CD with tracks). My CD player lets me play them consecutively or jump to any track (which can be considered a chapter mark). And now I come to think about it, so does Windows Media Player when I offer it a folder full of mp3-files on my hard disk (or on CD or DVD or USB-stick) . If I call those "Chapter 01", "Chapter 02" etc, it would quite well mimic the behaviour of one mp3-file with internal chapter marks.

Audacity can surely split your live recording in as much parts as you want.


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by Syrinx77 / April 26, 2013 6:16 AM PDT

Audacity *does* allow me to split songs apart, but then what happens is, when they're put back together, it's sounds very stitched together. You get that little pause where it should be a smooth transition between songs.

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