Difference between revisions of "Foobar2000:Components/Binary Comparator (foo bitcompare)"

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=Description=
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= Description =
  
Performs binary comparison between two or more tracks and reports differences.
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Performs binary comparison between two sets of tracks and reports differences.
  
=Use=
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This is useful to verify whether different files - typically lossless files - contain exactly the same audio data. The component compares only decoded audio data, presence of tags does not affect the results.
  
To verify whether the lossless file you compared is bit-exact replica of the source. The plugin only compares the audio data, so presense/ absense of tag(s) does not affect the outcome.
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= Usage =
  
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[[Image:Foobar2000-Bitcompare-usage.png|thumb|Usage example]]
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Put two groups of tracks to compare one after another in a playlist, select them and choose "Utils / Bit-Compare Tracks..." from the context menu.
  
  
 
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* [http://www.foobar2000.com/components/index.html Official Website]
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* [http://www.foobar2000.org/components Official Website]

Revision as of 20:11, 3 December 2008

Description

Performs binary comparison between two sets of tracks and reports differences.

This is useful to verify whether different files - typically lossless files - contain exactly the same audio data. The component compares only decoded audio data, presence of tags does not affect the results.

Usage

Usage example

Put two groups of tracks to compare one after another in a playlist, select them and choose "Utils / Bit-Compare Tracks..." from the context menu.


Link