Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

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Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by LoopStationZebra » Tue Feb 08, 2011 4:01 am

Wow, anyone else having this issue where you're files are stuck in transcoding mode? :lol:

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by stu.b » Tue Feb 08, 2011 6:56 am

Yep often. Always find though that if, after a while, I open SC in a new window the track's there complete. Odd.

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by slatepipe » Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:43 am

yeh, its a 'known issue' in their help faqs. you have to delete the file, re-upload it, and dont make any changes in the track details until it's finished. or something like that

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by LoopStationZebra » Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:34 pm

It finally transcoded overnight, lol. Lots of people really bitching about it on the support forum. :lol:
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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by macmurphy » Tue Feb 08, 2011 6:07 pm

nope. never had this problem. but of course now i've said that i'm doomed to linger in transcoding purgatory for the rest of my life

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by mikemc » Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:34 pm

I wonder why it is that if you upload in the format that the service says is the format they will ultimately use to serve the contene why "transcoding" needs to happen? What is actually happening during that step? It used to say "rendering waveform" or something to that effect.

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by sporkles » Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:42 pm

mikemc wrote:I wonder why it is that if you upload in the format that the service says is the format they will ultimately use to serve the contene why "transcoding" needs to happen?
That's to make sure the stream sounds as shitty as possible. :roll:

If you intend for the track to be stream only, you should upload in wave quality, so that the format isn't already lossy before the transcoding.
If you want the track to be downloadable, you should upload in the quality you want for the download. The stream is going to be 128 regardless.

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by H20nly » Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:44 pm

stu.b wrote:Yep often. Always find though that if, after a while, I open SC in a new window the track's there complete. Odd.
this is what i get too, while the original windows flutters on.
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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by LoopStationZebra » Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:48 pm

sporkles wrote:
mikemc wrote:I wonder why it is that if you upload in the format that the service says is the format they will ultimately use to serve the contene why "transcoding" needs to happen?
That's to make sure the stream sounds as shitty as possible. :roll:


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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by Rinsemeister » Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:35 pm

Tarnce-Coding :lol:

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by parable66 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:22 am

:lol: This fkin sucks

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by Nicknackerski » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:05 pm

Why would you directly upload to sound cloud anyway?
What are the benefits?
surely you want to check the Mix has rendered properly and doesn't sound shit. :lol:

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by regretfullySaid » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:57 am

I'd imagine the advantage is that Ableton gets more sales from Live Lite users upgrading thus giving them more funds to work on Live Nein.
A sad means for a hopeful end, really.
Perhaps they have to keep on coming up with ways to bring in $$$ in order to pay for outside help that can tackle certain problems.
Or not.
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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by evaodland » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:52 pm

I happens because of one short 6 second sample made famous by Skrillix...it originated from a cracked malware bomb as shareware plugin that contained a analog synthesis algorithm discovered by Antonov Petrov. Petrov work for the KBG during the cold war and specialized in acoustical interrogation technology.

Apparently most of the interweb producers are using this sample now...

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Re: Soundcloud - preparing for transcoding!!

Post by LoopStationZebra » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:15 pm

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