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From: Jan Stary <>
Subject: Re: Duration of recorded file is longer than recording time using SoX
Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2019 16:52:19 +0100
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> > Also, a command line like that will not stop recording its input
> > just because the other side has stopped producing output
> > (as opposed to reading a file as input). So how exactly
> > is the above SoX process terminated?
> SoX is terrminated with Ctrl-C

In that case, the sox recording will be as long
as the time between start and the ctrl-c termination
(give or take a buffer or two).

> > > > > In your "too long" wave file, does it start with 1h 6m of something
> > > > > else, or end with 1h 6m of something else?  Or what?
> > > > The wave file contains what was recorded, nothing extra. It is
> > > > 'stretched' to the longer duration.

What do you mean by that. Does it play slower?
Then I would suspect a sample rate mismatch
- hard to tell without actual soxi  or sox -V output.

> > How can it "contain what was recorded, nothing extra"
> > and at the same time be of different length? Is it the
> > rate change? That is, are you recording a 6kHz channel
> > at the specified rate of 6kHz?


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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-16  2:39 George S. Williams
2019-12-16 16:14 ` Jeremy Nicoll - ml sox users
     [not found]   ` <>
2019-12-16 20:53     ` Jeremy Nicoll - ml sox users
2019-12-25 21:23       ` Jan Stary
2019-12-26  1:02         ` George S. Williams
2019-12-28 15:52           ` Jan Stary [this message]

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