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Old March 4th, 2004, 01:23 AM
eds56ch eds56ch is offline
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XAT 5.02 Pro slideshow plus CD-DA question


After reading your message again, it looks like you are asking if
anyone knows how to launch the Xatshow executable and bypass the
start up screen. If you can't do that, I don't know how one could
play audio from a separate program and show the slides at the same
time. Maybe playing xatshow into a computer and recording it in mpeg
format, than laying down the audio file and the mpeg file on the same

> Client requirements: CD with the XAT slideshow AND one long (60m)
> DA (Redbook) audio track on the one CD.
> We have a client who has around 60 minutes of audio in addition to
> the XAT slideshow we are making for him.
> Making the slideshow is fine, the audio track will be an externally
> edited 'piece' of the 60 minute audio.
> What the client wants though is for the CD to play the 60 minute
> track in a normal CD player in addition to the XAT slideshow
> on a PC or his DVD player (as a VCD).
> Has anyone done this before?
> I'm thinking something like CD-Extra format or just a multi-session
> type of CD but I cant quite get my head around how its going to be
> done.
> We write our audio tracks from our DAW using CD Architect -
> in a finalised CD so we cant add any future data, perhaps we will
> something like EZCD or Nero etc which unfortunately arent as nice
> CD Architect but will probably do.
> I'm guessing the audio track will need to 'appear' first to the cd
> player otherwise we will just get data 'noise' as the player trys
> play the XAT slideshow?
> Maybe its really easy and I'm missing something?
> Russell

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