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Sound files

Post by Bieneke » Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:48 pm

can you convert all of your audio files to mp3, or wav files, or any file type that is not restricted to microsoft windows users, for example linux users?
I uploaded all the sound files in wma format because they do not take much space. Most people will be able to listen to them but I have received several emails from people who have the same problem.

Is there anyone who could tell me how to fix this?

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Post by Geree » Sat Aug 13, 2005 9:10 am

Hee,

If you could send all of the wma files to my e-mail (for example in a .zip file), I can try to make mp3s from them. I cannot say I will be able to do it, but earlier I've done it successful. If you do, I will try to help.
But I've got no access to internet at home, so I can see my mail 2-3 times a week. Be patient!

I hope you meant this under "fixing the problem".

Hope I can be useful: Geree

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Post by Bieneke » Sun Aug 14, 2005 10:01 pm

Thanks for the offer, Geree. It is always handy to have an IT specialist around!

The problem is the size of the files, I think I actually do have them in mp3 format somewhere. I think I will just have to upload those files.

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Post by Snoezig » Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:30 am

Thank you Joke for the Jip en Janneke selection -- it will be at least another week before I can finally listen to sound files, but I'm looking forward to it!

How lovely that your (Bieneke, this time) Flemish colleagues will be adding their voices to the Audio collection :-D One possibility might be to have one of the previous texts read again -- being able to compare the same text read by speakers from both the Netherlands and Belgium would be quite helpful, I think. (Maybe something with lots of 'g's?!)

Morning groetjes from
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Post by Bieneke » Thu Sep 07, 2006 7:16 pm

Hoi Snoezig,

Good idea. :-) My colleagues are mainly from Oost- en West-Vlaanderen. Perhaps we can also have an Antwerpenaar, an Amsterdammer or even an Achterhoeker (I know we have two on this forum) reading the same text. This way, you can hear the hear the considerable variety in pronunciation with the Dutch speaking regions.

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Post by Snoezig » Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:17 pm

Hoi Bieneke,

That sounds heerlijk -- so far, I still understand the Flemish speakers rather better than the Dutch speakers on my Dutch course CDs, but that's probably because I'm not paying close enough attention :?

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Post by Marco » Wed Sep 13, 2006 6:19 pm

Bieneke wrote:Hoi Snoezig,

Good idea. :-) My colleagues are mainly from Oost- en West-Vlaanderen. Perhaps we can also have an Antwerpenaar, an Amsterdammer or even an Achterhoeker (I know we have two on this forum) reading the same text. This way, you can hear the hear the considerable variety in pronunciation with the Dutch speaking regions.

Groetjes,
I was said to have a slight Achterhoeks accent but I don't have the equipment to make sound files. :)

(And if I may tell you the truth: it would make more sense if I had an accent from Arnhem (Èrnems) since I live in a village near to Arnhem and the real Achterhoeks - like my grandma speaks - starts behind Dorkum. (Doetinchem) (Dorkum is pronounced Durkem)

But if you need a Nijmeegs/Arnhems accent: here I am.

(sorry if the response is a little messy, but I'm a bit, er, hectic at the moment. :P )

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