View Full Version : temp files when converting to .aac

04-21-2008, 12:07 PM
It seems that conversion to .aac occurs in 2 steps; a 1kb placeholder .aac file is created, with the real information being contained in a .tmp file. Upon completion, the .tmp file is deleted and the .aac file becomes valid.

Unfortunately, some of the time it seems that the second stage is not carried out; the aac file obviously won't play, and renaming the tmp file doesn't work either.

04-21-2008, 02:46 PM
How big are your source files? (in minutes)

04-22-2008, 01:14 PM
Hmm... I'm not sure exactly, as I've deleted all the ones that failed. Certainly, though, it's happened when converting album tracks (and when it has, the entire album's failed), so 3-5 minutes.

04-22-2008, 04:17 PM
Try converting to m4a, then use the [m4a >> aac] utility codec to extract.