Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] newbie question: distortion in wav files
From: nick (nixx_AT_nixx.org.uk)
Date: Mon Jun 17 2002 - 22:07:24 EEST
On Sat, 2002-06-15 at 20:03, Anthony Perez-Miller wrote:
> But there's a problem. I've downloaded a number of wav files from the
> web--mostly snippets of movie soundtracks and the like. They sound quite
> nice on the windows side of my system, but in linux they almost invariably
> pick up a high-frequency ringing, which renders them almost painful to
> listen to.
I suspect youre playing the sounds through esound - ive had it corrupt
sounds like you described..
If youre using gnome, double clicking a .wav file uses 'esdplay' by
default i think. try playing them manually with just 'play' or 'aplay'
Hope this helps,
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