[TriLUG] Sorta OT: Corrupted OGG files

Josh Vickery josh at vickeryj.com
Tue Jul 18 17:04:13 EDT 2006

I've seen this before, but it was a sign that my hard drive was dying.
 Can you play the files in other applications besides XMMS?  How about
ogg123 from the command-line?


On 7/18/06, Brian Henning <brian at strutmasters.com> wrote:
> Hiya folks,
>    Anyone have a linux-based tool to fix a corrupted Ogg-Vorbis audio
> file?  I keep a collection of CDs that I own ripped on my hard drive as
> .ogg files, and lately (read: today all of a sudden) I'm coming across
> several of them that appear to have become corrupted somehow (no idea
> how...).  When XMMS tries to load one of the wonky ones, all its
> indicators (stereo/mono, bitrate, clip length, etc) all go haywire for a
> few seconds until it gives up and moves on to the next file.
> Anybody seen this before and know of a tool to fix it?  Seems,
> aggravatingly, to particularly affect my favorite songs on any given
> album..  growl.
> Thanks a lot,
> ~Brian
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