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  1. #1

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    Error unable to open File

    OK, so this error perplexed me for a while until I realized the naming in the "Multi Encoder" encoders seems to do something completely different.

    First of I am not using a network drive, just a local write on my disk. So here is what is breaking and was driving me crazy...

    When using Dynamic Naming in "Multi Encoder" with a "-" character for some reason it is changing the "-" character to a "/" character, this also occurs when the the track title has a "-" character or a "/". This is a fresh install with no settings tweaked, only after the struggling with this for a while did I try to tweak some things, like changing the "CD Ripper Options -> Meta Data & ID Tag Character /Word Replacement" and the "CD Ripper Options -> Filename Restricted Characters" options to try to prevent this. Attached are the two dialog screen shots, because seeing is believing, these are the settings I had to begin with, and the ones I set them back to. Changing these did not seem to have an effect on the above problem. Any text in the file name with the "-" character is being converted to "/", and also when a file name has the "/" character in it it is not being removed. I am using version: dMC-R16.2-Ref-Trial.

    dbpoweramp-Meta_Character_Word_Replacement_Dialog.png
    dbpoweramp-File_Name_Character_Replacement_Dialog.png

    I have verified this seems to be a problem ONLY with the naming used in the "Multi Encoder" when using the exact same naming convention as the regular encode (Literally copying and pasting it) it fails . I have only tested this for FLAC and MP3, but I suspect it is a Multi Encoder issue. Please verify you can recreate the problem.

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    Re: Error unable to open File

    I can confirm this to be the case also. The issue has only started since updating to v16.2 and occurs only when using the Multi-Encoder rather than using a single encoder.

    I've posted this to a separate thread, but if it helps someone, here is my dynamic naming and the error message:

    Code:
    [IF!COMP]Artists\[artist]\[album]\[IFMULTI](Disc [disc])\[][track] - [title][][IFCOMP]Various\[album]\[IFMULTI](Disc [disc])\[][track] - [title][]
    Code:
    Error ripping to [Multi Encoder], 'Track 1' to 'F:\Whitesnake\1987 [20th Anniversary Collectors Edition]\01 Whitesnake - Still of the Night.IGNORE'
       Wave: Error unable to open File 'F:\Artists\Whitesnake\1987 [20th Anniversary Collectors Edition]\01 / Still of the Night.wav' for writing.  [clEncoder::BeginConversion]
       mp3 (Lame): Error unable to open File 'E:\Artists\Whitesnake\1987 [20th Anniversary Collectors Edition]\01 / Still of the Night.mp3' for writing.  [clEncoder::BeginConversion]
    John

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    Re: Error unable to open File

    Confirming same problem upon upgrading to R16.2 - File open errors when using "Multi Encoder":

    Code:
    [IFCOMP][album][IFMULTI] - Disc [disc][]\[track] - [artist] - [title][][IF!COMP][IFVALUE]album artist,[album artist],[artist][]\[album][IFMULTI] - Disc [disc][]\[track] - [artist] - [title][]
    Code:
    Error ripping to [Multi Encoder], 'Track 1' to 'D:\UserData\Stephen\Music\Miles Davis\Blue Moods\01 Miles Davis - Time After Time.IGNORE'
       Apple Lossless: Error unable to open File 'M:\Secure Music\ALAC Library\Miles Davis\Blue Moods\01 / Miles Davis / Time After Time.m4a' for writing.  [clEncoder::BeginConversion]
    
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    Error ripping to [Multi Encoder], 'Track 12' to 'D:\UserData\Stephen\Music\Miles Davis\Blue Moods\12 Miles Davis - Summer Night.IGNORE'
       Apple Lossless: Error unable to open File 'M:\Secure Music\ALAC Library\Miles Davis\Blue Moods\12 / Miles Davis / Summer Night.m4a' for writing.  [clEncoder::BeginConversion]
    -Stephen
    Last edited by stephenrjr; 02-26-2017 at 10:42 AM. Reason: Correct markup

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    Re: Error unable to open File

    Strange I not get same error (trying Reference on 64 bit), even with your naming strings...

    Which version of dBpoweramp do you have? 64 or 32 bit?

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    Re: Error unable to open File

    Quote Originally Posted by Spoon View Post
    Strange I not get same error (trying Reference on 64 bit), even with your naming strings...

    Which version of dBpoweramp do you have? 64 or 32 bit?
    Reference, 64-bit.

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    Re: Error unable to open File

    Try this exact test:

    take a flac file >> right click >> convert to >> multi-encoder

    Add just mp3 lame (any settings) and set the naming to [artist] - [tile]

    Write to a specified folder.

    What final name is used?

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    Re: Error unable to open File

    Quote Originally Posted by Spoon View Post
    Strange I not get same error (trying Reference on 64 bit), even with your naming strings...

    Which version of dBpoweramp do you have? 64 or 32 bit?
    Yes, I am using 64-bit as well, on bare-metal Windows 10 machine (Not a VM).

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