A pure Python version of the Ogg length hack for In The Groove 2 R21.
Currently this is a command line only program. See --help for details. Drag-and-drop might work on Windows, but I am not certain.
Just run the scripts as-is.
oggpatch.py is a single-file patcher, likely very similar to existing patchers out there. It should be capable of length-patching any ogg files; at least, I have not yet found a valid Ogg file it won't patch. It can either do in-place patching or create a patched copy.
# Display help for oggpatch script python -m r21buddy.oggpatch -h
r21buddy.py is basically a wrapper around oggpatch.py which provides the ability to recursively patch a directory of files. Again; files are not patched in place. It will output its files in an ITG2-compatible directory structure to the location of your choice. (If you really want, you could output straight to a USB thumb drive, although the performance might be less than stellar.)
# Display help for r21buddy script python -m r21buddy.r21buddy -h # Patch all songs on an R21-prepared thumbdrive. python -m r21buddy.r21buddy <path_to_thumb_drive (e:\, etc.)> # Patch and copy songs from a source directory to a thumb drive python -m r21buddy.r21buddy -i <source_dir> <path_to_thumb_drive>
Finally, there are GUI versions:
# Run GUI version of oggpatch python -m r21buddy.oggpatch_gui # Run GUI version of r21buddy python -m r21buddy.r21buddy_gui
- Python 2.7, or Python 2.6 with the argparse library.
- GUI is driven by Tkinter, so Tk may be required if it isn't auto-installed by your distro.
Binaries are available at http://vultaire.net/files/r21buddy/bin/.
Alternatively, get Python 2.7 and you can run this directly in the same way as for Linux users.
Finally, you can build your own copy via py2exe via:
python setup.py py2exe
Known issue: The GUIs seem to have issues with non-ASCII characters in path names. This only seems to affect the Windows version, and at the time of discovery appeared to be a Tkinter-related bug, although I am not 100% sure. If you encounter crashes or errors, try using the console versions.