Anyone else having problems with Sound Converter 2.0.4 (Ubuntu 14.04)?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue May 19 08:33:16 UTC 2015

Petter Adsen wrote:
> On Tue, 19 May 2015 07:29:31 +0200
> Nils Kassube <kassube at> wrote:
> > Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
> > > However, after some experimenting, I found that I only have
> > > problems
> > > with 24-bit FLAC files. I tried a few 16-bit files and it worked.
> > > I
> > > even converted the 24-bit one to 16-bit (with Sox), then I could
> > > convert to MP3…
> > 
> > If you are on the command line anyway, why don't you convert to mp3
> > directly? If
> Because I think he wants to do it with soundconverter.
> He may not be asking simply for his own benefit, he could be trying to
> set up something easy-to-use for someone else. Or himself. There's
> nothing inherently wrong with doing simple tasks in a GUI, and what
> he is asking for is something that should Just Work (tm).

I'm aware that Johnny wants to do it with soundconverter and with my 
suggestion I didn't want to promote using the command line instead. But 
as it doesn't work with soundconverter due to a problem with 24 bit flac 
files, there is that extra step of converting from 24 bit to 16 bit on 
the command line. Sure it would be nicer if it would work with 
soundconverter alone, but as long as this extra step is necessary, it 
would be easier to only use the command line.


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