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Looking for a windows utility which would provide for extracting flac files with a pre-defined Sample Rate (for example 192/24) and copying them to a different physical drive while retaining the original folder structure. Ideally the utility can deal with libraries of significant size.

 

Any suggestions? 

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Why don't you use Foobar2000? Add Facets and create some filters. I use %codec% - %samplerate% and have FLAC - 192000 for example.

 

Then you select your files and right-click them and select "File Operations => Move to"

 

In the window that opens you enter at first entry the top level directory that you want to store the music and in the second entry you write %path%. It will copy what you have selected in to the new location. It has auto preview and you can see before what it will happen.

 

Also see section 6 of the following link sine it has the above variables and more https://wiki.hydrogenaud.io/index.php?title=Foobar2000:Title_Formatting_Reference

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11 minutes ago, koupa said:

Why don't you use Foobar2000? Add Facets and create some filters. I use %codec% - %samplerate% and have FLAC - 192000 for example.

 

Then you select your files and right-click them and select "File Operations => Move to"

 

In the window that opens you enter at first entry the top level directory that you want to store the music and in the second entry you write %path%. It will copy what you have selected in to the new location. It has auto preview and you can see before what it will happen.

 

Also see section 6 of the following link sine it has the above variables and more https://wiki.hydrogenaud.io/index.php?title=Foobar2000:Title_Formatting_Reference

Thanks, sounds similar to JRiver which I used in the past, but have now forgotten all the syntax, etc. ☺️

 

Was kind of hoping there would be something a bit more gui based out there for lazy people like myself.

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The samplerate is an internal property of a file. Somehow you have to read it. So you can't use a generic program. It must read that property and only a media player can do that.

 

It's very easy. Although I use Roon for my music and Jriver as a generic media player F2K is also installed with a lot of addons. Exactly for that purpose. With Directory Opus they are my Swiss Army Knifes. They can do almost everything and are very light.

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59 minutes ago, koupa said:

The samplerate is an internal property of a file. Somehow you have to read it. So you can't use a generic program. It must read that property and only a media player can do that.

 

It's very easy. Although I use Roon for my music and Jriver as a generic media player F2K is also installed with a lot of addons. Exactly for that purpose. With Directory Opus they are my Swiss Army Knifes. They can do almost everything and are very light.

 

Oh,  I like the looks of Directory Opus (now called Opus 12). Thanks for the advice!

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