Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

#1114 closed defect (invalid)

SIMON1: Cannot encode Simon.WAV as MP3

Reported by: SF/prismra Owned by: Kirben
Priority: normal Component: Engine: AGOS
Keywords: Cc:
Game: Simon the Sorcerer 1


English version 0.5.0

There is a file called Simon.WAV that, upon conversion
to MP3 (per instructions in the readme for ScummVM)
simply does not fuction. There are music and digital
effects but no speech. The other odd this is: although
the file has a .WAV extention, the file cannot be played
in windows media player or otherwise. Could this file be
in some other format?

Ticket imported from: #782589. Ticket imported from: bugs/1114.

Change History (11)

comment:1 by Kirben, 16 years ago

Summary: Cannot encode Simon.WAV as MP3SIMON1: Cannot encode Simon.WAV as MP3

comment:2 by Kirben, 16 years ago

Did you use the simon2mp3 tool to convert the SIMON.WAV
file to an mp3 file ? and is the mp3 files in same directory as
other data files for game ?

comment:3 by Kirben, 16 years ago

The SIMON.WAV is basically just a bundle of wav files and
their offsets.

You didn't mention what operating system you are using.
Does the ScummVM version you are using include libmad
support ?

comment:4 by SF/prismra, 16 years ago

Windows XP, and I would assume so considering all the other
ones I've encoded work fine. That is interesting, they called
it a WAV, however, it is just a bunch of WAVs crammed
together into one file. So there is no hope of reducing the
size of the files then...(like The Dig I assume.)

comment:5 by SF/prismra, 16 years ago

There we go. I think it would be most helpful (for idiots like
me and those who don't download the tools) to see this listed
in the readme or the compatibility list. Just an idea. Thanks!

Could this (a similar batch file) perhaps work for the Dig or
Full throttle?

comment:6 by Kirben, 16 years ago

So it is all working now ? encoding to mp3 should cut the
filesize down by about 50%.

Full Throttle uses a MONSTER.SOU file which can be
compressed to mp3 with extract tool already.
There is currently no way to compress the *.bun files in the
dig and comi but hopefully support will be added in future.

comment:7 by SF/prismra, 16 years ago

It works fine now. Thanks alot. Any chance in getting the
readme modified?

comment:8 by Kirben, 16 years ago

Owner: set to Kirben
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

comment:9 by Kirben, 16 years ago

I just updated the readme file in ScummVM cvs.

comment:10 by fingolfin, 15 years ago

Component: Engine: AGOSEngine: AGI
Game: Simon the Sorcerer 1Leisure Suit Larry 1

comment:11 by Kirben, 13 years ago

Component: Engine: AGIEngine: AGOS
Game: Leisure Suit Larry 1Simon the Sorcerer 1
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