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Sunday, August 3, 2003

More EMusic

I recently resubscribed to EMusic because they added some new albums that I wanted to check out (most notably, a couple by The Cult). I also noticed that they have reencoded the vast majority of their mp3s at a variable bitrate, averaging about 192K. The sound quality is noticably better than the old 128K fixed encoding. Thus, I'm redownloading some of the albums that I had snagged before. The files are substantially bigger now, but I think the sound quality is worth it.

The only problem I ran into is that their download manager didn't want to let me download anything. After searching their forums, I found you could either comment out the line in emusicdlm that starts with export or just run emusicdlm-bin directly and everything works fine. I'm not doing cartwheels about the program, but it works.

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