[MPA] Gapless CDs

Rick latham funkyrick at earthlink.net
Sun May 23 21:18:09 PDT 2004

I always use Jam a program that enables you to crossfade the tracks so 
they can run into each other,

It's a great program and sometimes is bundles with Toast.  Check it out!

Good luck,


On May 23, 2004, at 7:10 PM, John Davis wrote:

> Recently I've been experimenting lately with creating gapless audio 
> CDs, the kind where the tracks run together with no pause, like a 
> recording of a live show. I was unable to create such a CD using 
> iTunes 2 in OS 9.2.2, nor using iTunes 4.2 in OS X.3.2. There are 
> small blips of silence at the start of each track, even though zero 
> gap has been selected for the burn. I'm sure many of you are familiar 
> with this phenomenon. Interestingly enough, using iTunes 1 in OS 9.1, 
> I was able to create a gapless CD, but it messed around with the audio 
> a little bit so that adjacent tracks don't quite line up. There are 
> also several hundred fewer frames on the burned CD track than in the 
> original AIFF file.
> What are some experiences of others along this line? Can you make 
> truly gapless CDs with iTunes/Disc Burner? Or do you use something 
> else?
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