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Burn playlists that iTunes thinks are too long Apps
Have you ever made a playlist you wanted to burn to an audio CD, but it was a couple of seconds longer than 80 minutes? If you have, you might have noticed that iTunes will want to burn two CDs to make up for a couple seconds.

If this happens to you, try burning the same playlist from the free LiquidCD instead. It will let you burn it, many times. I don't know exactly how much more information or seconds it allows, but it does the job for about 20 seconds more.

LiquidCD also allowed me to burn an AVI that Toast didn't because of the size, so you might also try this tip for data.
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Burn playlists that iTunes thinks are too long
Authored by: al.cameron on Aug 22, '06 08:50:48AM

iTunes default prefs for audio CDs include a 2 second gap between tracks.
You can change this in the prefs/Advanced/Burning dialog.
If you have, say, 11 tracks and reduce the gap to 0 seconds, you regain space for 20 seconds more music.

LiquidCD may just default to no gap.



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Burn playlists that iTunes thinks are too long
Authored by: Swordfish on Aug 22, '06 10:40:37AM

LiquidCD allows you to overburn a CD. Overburning allows you to squeeze an extra few seconds/minutes but if you go too far the music/data is cut off.



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Burn playlists that iTunes thinks are too long
Authored by: marioestrada on Aug 22, '06 10:29:02AM

Actually with Liquidcd i was able to burn the same playlist that itunes (with no gaps) would'nt let me, and it did with the 2 second gaps.

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mario



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Burn playlists that iTunes thinks are too long
Authored by: zeekomkommer on Aug 24, '06 03:39:41AM

Gaps between songs don't take up space on a CD. The gap is a special audio cd feature that get's processed by your cd player which then waits the set amount of time before starting the new song.
You can even set the gap to for instance 8 minutes, and this would take up no space on your cd. (In the old days Toast Jam could do this).



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Burn playlists that iTunes thinks are too long
Authored by: voyeeezz on Sep 18, '06 11:42:30AM

Hello,
I'm afraid this is not true. Pregap actually take space on the CD, they are blank (nul) data and are written at the end of each track, except for the first track (pregap duration is in TOC).

You can check that by yourself: put a 10sec pregap and burn the CD. Now open that track with quicktime and you will notice that the track is 10secs longer than the original audio file.



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