[Flac-dev] ID3-style information
paulproteus at technologist.com
Thu Mar 8 13:40:52 PST 2001
Oh. I didn't know that one could use ID3 tagging with FLAC.
I would love to begin converting my collection as soon as is possible.
Do you have configuration information for me to use grip?
If not, I can probably generate it myself from the command-line parameter
On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Josh Coalson wrote:
> --- Asheesh Laroia <paulproteus at technologist.com> wrote:
> > However, I need its ID3 information. I need the client program
> > (i.e.,
> > XMMS) to be able to look at a file and know its artist and title.
> > Those
> > are the only two required fields, as a matter of fact.
> flac (the decoder) 'supports' ID3 and ID3v2 tags by ignoring them.
> The input plugins (including XMMS) 'support' only ID3v1 tags right
> now by reading them and passing the info up to the player GUI. So
> you have either found a bug or are tagging .flac files with ID3v2
> and not seeing the info in the player.
> > Generally, in order to program my MP3 files with appropriate
> > information,
> > I use GRIP's built-in CDDB connectivity. I would use the CDDB
> > connectivity for setting the information in FLAC as well. If
> > necessary, I
> > can write a wrapper that puts the information in a file through an
> > outside
> > utility. But I would need the outside utility, and I would need
> > support
> > in FLAC.
> I am avoiding tagging capabilities in flac since this is best
> provided by another specialized program. There are many such
> programs; I have used id3ren successfully with Grip to do ID3v1
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