Monday, March 12, 2012
Howto split one audio file using shntool and the cue file
If you wanna know how to split ONE SINGLE LONG AUDIO FILE into different tracks on linux here is how
cuebreakpoints album.cue | shnsplit -o flac one-big-flac.flac
this will give files named "split-track01.flac" "split-track02.flac" ...
In Arch install: shntool
#pacman -S shntool
There is a frontend for it: QShnToolkit
To do this with APE files you may need: MAC Port (Arch)
You will have to have the flac and ape codecs installed.
To rename the files use the cuetags from the cuetools package:
#pacman -S cuetools
cuetag sample.cue split-track*.flac
Another option is to install flacon:
packer -S flacon
It will split and rename in one go.
If you have k3b installed you can use the k3b to separate the tracks… super fast and all the song info is saved as well.
1. Select .cue for burning
2. Menu bar; Project ; Convert Tracks; Choose Settings; Done
See also this older post for other tricks: http://stillstup.blogspot.com/2008/07/split-lossless-audio-ape-flac-wv-wav-by.html
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