>If you have ResEdit or some other type/creator tool, please tell me the
>four-character type and creator of the Ogg Vorbis files that QuickTime can
>read. Probably the ones Audacity is using are not what QuickTime is
The ones that are created by Ogg Drop, which are playable by QuickTime are OggS/OggS type/creator.
With the Ogg Vorbis Component installed and a Pro-enabled QuickTime, you can also use QuickTime Player to export an Ogg Vorbis file from anything that has an audio track. These come out with OggS type, and ???? creator, and, naturally, play back correctly in QuickTime.
Audacity exports Oggs with completely blank file type/creator. Changing the type/creator to match either Ogg Drop or the QuickTime Player/Ogg Vorbis Component export doesn't affect playability - QuickTime/iTunes won't play the file exported from Audacity.
Audion 3.0.2, however, will play all Oggs, from Ogg Drop, QuickTime Player export and from Audacity, however I notice that those that come out of Audacity (or some, at least) seem to have a static/clicking/ticking noise through them which doesn't follow the sound's volume variations (by which I mean you can hear it if there is a quiet portion but it's less or not noticable in louder portions). This doesn't seem to be resolved by changing the export quality - I tried quality levels from 3 to 8 with the same results.
I used Ogg Drop, QuickTime Player and Audacity to export the same AIFF file into OGG, and in addition to the inability to play in QuickTime-based apps, the Audacity version is the only one that exhibited the ticking noise.
(As a side-thing, I noticed when doing this testing that Audacity refused to open an AIFF file with an accented character, specifically an "e'" -- if you know what I mean. Removing the problem character resulted in a successful open.)
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