Category Archives: Audio production

Ebook meets audio–another one for the geeks

Another one for the ebook geeks–though it might be worth an eyebrow lift from audio geeks, too.

A conversation on Twitter between #eprdctn people turned to audio (because the new EPUB 3 has audio stuff), and the question of how to code lots of little audio files into your HTML came up. As it turned out, it’s possible to use one big MP3 file and just tell the ebook which region of it you want to hear, but interest persisted in my suggestion of pulling audio information from an Excel file and regexing that into useful code.

(Those of you who are still here–read on. The rest of you already left.)
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