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#1
General Discussion / Re: Feature Request - Lyrics a...
Last post by Paul Sanders (AlpineSoft) - February 18, 2024, 09:12:08 PM
Oh right.  That will be fixed in the next Beta.  To be alerted when that comes out, please ask to be sent 'Emails and alerts' for the following topic:

https://www.alpinesoft.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=2567.0

In the meantime, apologies for the bug.
#2
General Discussion / Re: Feature Request - Lyrics a...
Last post by Saffron Vinyl - February 18, 2024, 06:17:59 PM
Thank you for your prompt response.
I tried the /Edit Track Details/Custom Tags/ and found on pasting from a text file into the value field it only accepted one line, appearing to terminate on either the CR or LF characters.
#3
General Discussion / Re: Feature Request - Lyrics a...
Last post by Paul Sanders (AlpineSoft) - February 18, 2024, 07:54:34 AM
Hi,

Thank you for your post.

The 'Pro' version of VinylStudio has a 'custom tags' editor.  Would you mind trying that and reporting back?  If it can't be done that way we will look into implementing your suggestion (or we might do that anyway). 

Thanks.
#4
General Discussion / Feature Request - Lyrics and t...
Last post by Saffron Vinyl - February 17, 2024, 06:18:22 PM
I wonder if you have considered adding the handling of Lyrics text and their tags. Due to a playback  equipment change I recently normalized a large number of my files, once saved I then had to re-add the lyrics with mp3tag via its view/extended tags/add field menu where you enter the tag name and cut and paste text. Luckily I had kept text files of the lyrics for all my albums.

A one stop shop with VinylStudio would be great and wondered if the following idea was worth considering:

Split Tracks/Edit Track Details/ could have another tab called Lyrics (similar to the Album Art tab in Edit Album Details)
The Lyrics Tab could consist of a drop down selection for language (required by the mp3 Unsynced Lyrics tag field) defaulting to xxx or eng and a box in which the lyrics text could be entered or pasted. Upon saving an album the appropriated tag for the file (I've only used Unsynced Lyrics for mp3 and Lyrics for Flac personaly) would be written together with the text.

I wondered if the entered text could be kept in a lyrics directory in a similar manner to the album art in the artwork directory. Following this I wondered what would happen if the tracks were later moved/deleted/added and thought of saving the lyrics with a unique track ID (only unique on a per album basis) that could be assigned the to text within the saved lyrics file so that it can be re-associated with its parent track even if moved.

I'm sure there are many gotchas I have overlooked but wonder if this could be a valuable addition to VinylStudio.
#5
Technical Support / Re: Playback at double speed
Last post by PlanetOfSound - February 03, 2024, 07:27:25 AM
I do have a much newer computer, I will try that and see if I get a different result.
#6
Technical Support / Re: Playback at double speed
Last post by Paul Sanders (AlpineSoft) - February 02, 2024, 09:28:21 PM
OK.  Do you have another computer you can test it with?  If not, I'd try returning or exchanging it, I don't believe this is a software issue.
#7
Technical Support / Re: Playback at double speed
Last post by PlanetOfSound - February 02, 2024, 05:14:45 PM
Hi Paul,

The USB lead comes directly from the back of the record player, a Lenco L-87.
#8
Technical Support / Re: Playback at double speed
Last post by Paul Sanders (AlpineSoft) - February 02, 2024, 04:40:59 PM
Hi,

OK, thanks.  I that case, whenever this has happened in the past, it has turned out to be a problem with the ADC.  What is it please - some kind of USB device?
#9
Technical Support / Re: Playback at double speed
Last post by PlanetOfSound - February 02, 2024, 01:18:17 PM
Hi Paul,

Thanks for your reply.

I made sure it was unchecked and tried a number of times.

Simon
#10
Technical Support / Re: No sound pioneer DJM-450
Last post by Paul Sanders (AlpineSoft) - February 02, 2024, 11:39:57 AM
Hi,

Thanks for the detailed post - makes things a lot easier.  Before going any further, I'd appreciate a screenshot of VinylStudio's Check Level dialog when the recording via the mixer please.  You can send it here:

p DOT sanders AT alpinesoft DOT co DOT uk

Specifics:

> Setup...

Can you elaborate on where the mixer is in the chain.  I'm assuming turntable -> mixer -> Mac, where the first connection is via the phono sockets on the mixer and the second is from the USB port on the mixer to a port on the Mac.


> I cannot get playback through computer speakers (or anywhere)

Please visit VinylStudio's Change Playback device dialog and have a fritz around in there (there's a 'Test' button, da da da dum).  If you report back I may be able to help you get things going.

> I cannot adjust levels

The is normal, unfortunately, the recording level with that device looks to be fixed (it certainly is with the turntable).

> I can see the levels move when in 'check levels' screen and mixer is set to 'computer output' but lose it when going back to 'record' screen (still no playback)

Losing the signal is normal.  I it will come back when you start recording.  The missing playback I addressed above.

> levels come through very low
> levels come through very hot when bypassing mixer

Figures.  It's a fundamentally different way of connecting things up, so:

> is the pioneer mixer the issue?

Yes, and:

> do I need to buy a specific USB DAC device?

Looks like it, the FocusRite Scarlett is decent, but there's a zillion others out there

> I have read about WASAPI and heard Pioneer only runs ASIO, I cannot find that function switch in 'recording options'

That's all specific to Windows, you can ignore it

> I have plugged At-lp1240-usb XP directly into computer (bypassing mixer) and input shows very hot, clipping throughout with no level adjustment.

🎵All or nothing🎵  It's annoying, but that's just how it is.  A proper ADC will fix that.

I think that pretty much covers it.  Your fault finding has been exemplary.  I don't know what's going on on the playback side so please follow the advice above and report back. 

Any questions, you know where to come.  Cheers.