[linux-audio-user] BR532 multitracker file format / sync
linux-audio-user at joebutton.co.uk
Thu Apr 22 08:08:17 EDT 2004
[sorry if people get this message more than once - technical probs]
On Thursday 22 April 2004 11:04, Joe Button wrote:
> Hi there.
> I have a Boss BR-532 digital multitrack, which saves my songs onto
> SmartMedia cards. I can then get these files onto my PC using a USB card
> does anyone have any clue as to how I might
> convert the files from the BR-532's internal format to WAV or whatever? I
> can do this using a Windows GUI program supplied by Boss (runs fine under
> wine), but the interface is rather fiddly and limited.
As an aside, in case it helps anyone else, I had to put this in
~/.cxoffice/dotwine/config to get the file converter prog to recognise my
local copy of the files as a windows drive:
"Path" = "/home/joe/br532/hd"
"Type" = "hd"
"Label" = "Memory card"
"Filesystem" = "win95"
So now I can copy my SmartMedia card's contents into /home/joe/br532/
rm -rf /home/joe/br532/hd/
cp -a /mnt/hd /home/joe/br532
and card's contents then show up as drive Q in the nasty Windows converter
thingy. Of course it would be possible to just make '/mnt/hd' drive Q and
work directly from the card, but this way I get to back everything up at the
Probably not very interisting to most of you, but maybe oneday some will find
this in the archives and be eternally grateful...
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