[NTLK] [OT] Restoring sound files from old Mac drive?

Dennis Swaney romad at nvwisp.com
Wed Aug 22 12:01:58 EDT 2018

If you have access to a Mac OS X computer, this would work:

Also this: https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/8479/play-sound#

Dennis B. Swaney

"I think, therefore I Mac"

On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 8:34 AM, Akasaka Ryuunosuke <vladkorotnev at gmail.com>

> Hello everyone
> Recently I've finally got hold of a SCSI PCI controller, and so was
> able to make an image of my dying Mac LC drive.
> Now the thing is, that drive had a lot of sound files, recorded using
> the standard sound control panel, which have a lot of family history
> meaning now.
> However when I mount the image under linux as simple HFS, the files
> come out as 0 bytes, and I can't play them with anything.
> I suppose that's because the audio data is in the resource fork, rather
> than the data fork, so the linux doesn't see it.
> Is there some utility that I can use to convert those files into
> generic wav files?
> The image is perfectly valid, because I can boot it in Basilisk II --
> but the sound doesn't work in it for me due to the fact I have
> PulseAudio and it wasn't updated for that.
> Many thanks in advance!
> Sincerely,
> - Ak.R.
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