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Hot to repair corrupted flac file (missing header)
« on: June 18, 2020, 04:28:00 AM »
Hi to all,
I had a problem with one of my hard drive. So I send it to a specialized firm and then recover the files to another hdd.
Now I have all the files, but the flac files doesn't playback on a music player.
I can open, and listen without problem with audio software Amadeus Pro (not in Soundforge, Adobe Audition, Audacity).
So if I open the track with Amadeus Pro and then I select "save as" and I make a new flac file, the file is 100% good and I can open with music player.
The question is:
Is there a software (mac or win) that can repair the header of flac files? Is there another way to fix it?
Please let me know.
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Re: Hot to repair corrupted flac file (missing header)
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2020, 04:42:05 AM »
theres a few tools to correct wav headers

flac im not sure.

you can try opening it in soundforge in RAW mode

you need to specify bit depth sample rate, and a big/little endian header
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Re: Hot to repair corrupted flac file (missing header)
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2020, 11:29:21 AM »
Traders Little Helper is a FLAC front end for Windows, and provides header repair functionality.

http://tlh.easytree.org/

It is a particularly useful option among others, popular among members here.
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Re: Hot to repair corrupted flac file (missing header)
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2020, 05:30:53 AM »
Traders Little Helper is a FLAC front end for Windows, and provides header repair functionality.

http://tlh.easytree.org/

It is a particularly useful option among others, popular among members here.

TLH repair header for wav file.
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Re: Hot to repair corrupted flac file (missing header)
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2020, 09:23:24 AM »
Try TLH's re-encode flac files function.

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Re: Hot to repair corrupted flac file (missing header)
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2020, 09:26:34 AM »
That should write a new FLAC header.  Decoding to WAV and encoding to FLAC again does the same, just takes extra steps.
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Re: Hot to repair corrupted flac file (missing header)
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2020, 11:59:32 AM »
That should write a new FLAC header.  Decoding to WAV and encoding to FLAC again does the same, just takes extra steps.

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