- Set the import file format to AAC, 64kbit Stereo Rate, Mono Sampling
- Use the Advanced menu option to consolidate the tracks into one (so you don't have 50-60 tracks for one book on the iPod).
- Once the file is ripped, change its type from m4a to m4b so that iPod will automatically maintain your listening position rather than resetting to the beginning of each track. You can use the MakeBookmarkable script, or (I think) just change the extension of the imported file to m4b.
21 May 2005
I've finally broken down and started a blog. Typically for me, it came impulsively as I was searching for information on the best way to rip books on tape (CD) in iTunes, and stumbled on http://aldoblog.com/blog/471. Since we're flying to California, Oregon and then the Netherlands this summer, we've got some 30 hours of time on planes, and thought we'd get some books on tape for Rachel's iPod. The above link gives the details, but the short version: