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Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby maschingon » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:37 am

Good morning everyone,

I've been using http://mp3cut.net/ to cut songs into bits for my Anki cards, but it seems like a rather inefficient process compared to if I knew how to use Audacity effectively. I've tried to figure it out but am failing to do more than "cut out" pieces of the song. Does anyone have any ideas?

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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby Adrianslont » Sat Oct 01, 2016 8:27 am

maschingon wrote:Good morning everyone,

I've been using http://mp3cut.net/ to cut songs into bits for my Anki cards, but it seems like a rather inefficient process compared to if I knew how to use Audacity effectively. I've tried to figure it out but am failing to do more than "cut out" pieces of the song. Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks,
Michael King

With Audacity, you need to use "labels" - select a section of audio and add a label and type or copy/paste the line of the song into the label. Then the next one and so on. Then export them en masse when you finish labelling. You end up with about forty MP3 files where the file names contain the line of the lyric. Then make your anki cards.

But, better than Audacity for this job is "subtitleedit" a free software for doing stuff with subtitles. Again, select a bit, add subtitle and export all at end. Then use "subs2srs" to make your anki cards. This is automated so saves you time over the audacity method. This means you need to start with a downloaded YouTube video rather than an MP3, although you can turn mp3s into videos if a video doesn't exist.
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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby Fatih » Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:39 am

I have used "mp3splt-gtk portable" heavily and strongly recommend it. It is very fast and accurate. I used it to cut about 20 minute long glossika mp3 files to 4-5 seconds long sentences using silence points detection function.
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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby maschingon » Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:22 pm

Incredible, thank you! to both of you!
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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby maschingon » Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:29 pm

Adrianslont wrote:With Audacity, you need to use "labels" - select a section of audio and add a label and type or copy/paste the line of the song into the label. Then the next one and so on. Then export them en masse when you finish labelling. You end up with about forty MP3 files where the file names contain the line of the lyric. Then make your anki cards.

But, better than Audacity for this job is "subtitleedit" a free software for doing stuff with subtitles. Again, select a bit, add subtitle and export all at end. Then use "subs2srs" to make your anki cards. This is automated so saves you time over the audacity method. This means you need to start with a downloaded YouTube video rather than an MP3, although you can turn mp3s into videos if a video doesn't exist.




The problem is that I'm using a Mac, and am afraid to go down the wormhole of trying to get substudy to work on a Mac - I've heard it works, but I'm scared I won't be able to figure it out and will spend hours upon hours doing so. Is this flawed thinking?
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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby zenmonkey » Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:47 pm

On a mac, I'm using Aegisub and subs2srs.

Here is how I make it work:
viewtopic.php?f=15&t=859&p=2920&hilit=Aegisub#p2920

For Sub2srs, I run it in a vmware virtual PC.

If you have problems getting that set up - send me a pm or post in this thread.
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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby maschingon » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:38 pm

zenmonkey wrote:On a mac, I'm using Aegisub and subs2srs.

Here is how I make it work:
viewtopic.php?f=15&t=859&p=2920&hilit=Aegisub#p2920

For Sub2srs, I run it in a vmware virtual PC.

If you have problems getting that set up - send me a pm or post in this thread.


So I bought VMware fusion, downloaded the disc image for windows 8.1 (windows 10 isn't compatible with my computer), but now it seems that I need a product key. Does this mean I need to purchase windows 8.1 as well..?

EDIT: I continued without entering a key and it seems to be working... will re-update if it doesn't work!
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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby Adrianslont » Sun Oct 02, 2016 1:51 am

maschingon wrote:
Adrianslont wrote:With Audacity, you need to use "labels" - select a section of audio and add a label and type or copy/paste the line of the song into the label. Then the next one and so on. Then export them en masse when you finish labelling. You end up with about forty MP3 files where the file names contain the line of the lyric. Then make your anki cards.

But, better than Audacity for this job is "subtitleedit" a free software for doing stuff with subtitles. Again, select a bit, add subtitle and export all at end. Then use "subs2srs" to make your anki cards. This is automated so saves you time over the audacity method. This means you need to start with a downloaded YouTube video rather than an MP3, although you can turn mp3s into videos if a video doesn't exist.
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The problem is that I'm using a Mac, and am afraid to go down the wormhole of trying to get substudy to work on a Mac - I've heard it works, but I'm scared I won't be able to figure it out and will spend hours upon hours doing so. Is this flawed thinking?

Sorry, I know nothing about Macs and virtual machines.

You might spend some hours figuring out subtitleedit and subs2srs to work optimally with them or you may get on top of it in minutes. I'm not an IT guy and I was at uni when computers were the size of houses but I figured it out. Looks like zenmonkey Is giving good advice. I definitely think it's worth spending some hours to get on top of subs software - you will easily save many repetitive audacity hours.
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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby maschingon » Sun Oct 02, 2016 3:08 pm

Does anybody know how to get a Windows 8.1 product key? I'm so desperate I would even buy it, but Windows seems to no longer even sell it! Help! I bought vmware fusion and I want to use Subs2srs!
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Re: Cutting audio into bits: http://mp3cut.net/

Postby zenmonkey » Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:37 pm

Google for a key. You are likely to find one even if MS no longer sells them.
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