If required, you are able to convert your Ots files to Wave or native files (MP3, MP2, PCM WAV) and associated CD+G content. This feature may be handy if you need to use your music files in another application.
Open Ots Studio.
Click on the button and navigate to the Ots album file that you would like to convert.
Click on the button.
To select the items (tracks) you would like to export click on the Select... button.
Highlight the items you would like exported and click on the OK button.
Select the format that you would like to convert to from the Format to export as: option.
Note: Ots format option will export as individual Ots files, Wave format will export as WAV file regardless of native audio type, and Native format will export as the native audio type it is (MP3, MP2, PCM WAV).
Edit the File name pattern: option you wish to use. You can click Default for the standard, or create your own pattern using the reference below.
Review If a file exists: options to your desired choice.
Click on the Set... button and navigate to where you would like to save the files. By default Ots Studio will save these files in your My Music directory.
Check the Export CD+G option if your items have a CD+G video data chunk that you wish to export.
Click on the Export... button. Ots Studio will export the files.
Once the export operation has completed, you will be presented with the Operation Summary dialog box that indicates the success of the operation. You can choose to view a detailed log at this point if you so desire.
Click on the Close button. The file has been converted.
Note: Video content cannot be exported back to its original form in this version of Ots Studio. This feature may be developed in future. Keep your original Video files backed up in their original format if necessary.
File Name Pattern Reference:
$artist$ is the artist name of the item.
$title$ is the title name of the item.
$file$ is the filename of the source Ots file (without the ".ots" or the path).
$num$ is a convenient way of using $tracknum$ if available, otherwise falling back to $itemnum$. Since $itemnum$ is always available, you will be guaranteed to never get 00 if you specify $num$.
$tracknum$ comes from the Disc Track Number chunk and is a number between 01 and 99. If the chunk doesn't exist (or has an error, etc.), then it will result in 00.
$itemnum$ is the number of the
item within the Ots file, starting from 1. This information is always
available, since each item has to have a position within the file. The
number is padded out to at least two digits (e.g. it will be 07, not 7),
but if it's over 99 then it can be even more digits.
How to convert Wave/MP3/MP2/MPEG/VOB/TS files to Ots files
How to rip a CD or CD+G disc
Editing your Ots files
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