[time-nuts] Timestamps in audio files?

Götz Romahn goetz at g-romahn.de
Tue Dec 22 04:40:57 EST 2015


there is a timecode associated with Audio CDs.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_Disc_Digital_Audio
maybe this helps, Götz


Am 21.12.2015 um 22:06 schrieb Hal Murray:
>
> tshoppa at gmail.com said:
>> I know of many proprietary digital recording applications that make WAV's or
>> MP3's or proprietary codec formats, where the filename includes a timestamp.
>> Much more interested in standard formats where the timestamp is embedded in
>> the file itself.
>
> What sort of accuracy to you want?  Is nearest second good enough or do you
> want time-nut level accuracy?
>
> One thing to keep in mind is that the recording clock may not be accurate, so
> if all you know is the start time, your error bars grow as you move down the
> file.
>
> Recording IRIG on another channel is the best suggestion I've seen.
>
>

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Götz Romahn



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