Bug for long duration files

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Bug for long duration files

New postby mikelds on Sat Jun 04, 2011 11:16 am

I use PodTrapper to both listen to podcasts and audiobooks. Many of the audiobook files are up to 8.5 hours long. There is a bug where if PodTrapper plays a file more than ~7 hours long, it starts having all sorts of issues. The timestamp stops while the audio still plays and randomly jumps around while the playback is normal. If I pause the book, it resets back to the time where the problem started (can't tell since the time messes all up once it hits this part, but around 7 hours into the book). So, for the last 1.5 hours of listening, I have to do it straight without pausing or I have to start all over. If I hit one of the fast forward buttons, it goes back to the problem point. I am running on a BB 9700 with v5.0.0.296. I purchased PodTrapper because I do not ever have large amounts of uninterrupted free time to listen and PodCaster can remember my place in whatever I'm listening to.

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Re: Bug for long duration files

New postby marwatk on Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:54 pm

Hi there,

Sadly this is an OS bug on BB. Variable bit rate files will start to get wonky after a time. The only 'fix' is to re-encode the files with a constant bit rate. Sorry I don't have a better answer for you :(

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