[Flac-dev] flac metadata

benny k. ben at bagu.org
Wed Oct 15 23:31:02 PDT 2003

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 10:42:26PM -0700, Brent A. Musat wrote:
> So I've just ripped my entire 600 CD collection to flac format
> (200gigs worth) with vorbis comments in the flac metadata.  But my
> gripe is that neither Winamp nor XMMS's flac plug-ins seem to have the
> ability to read the vorbis comment from the metadata.  Are there any
> flac players for windoze or linux that can access the metadata?

check out http://www.rhythmbox.org/ 

its a player for gnome2, although i don't think that you need the full
gnome setup to use it. 

> Or do i have to add redundant ID3 tags to all my flac files?   If the
> latter is my only option, are there any tools or scripts out there to
> read the flac metadata comments and add measly ID3 tags?

if you don't want to use that, it shouldn't be very difficult to write a
script. i'm in the process of converting my id3v2 tagged flac to vc :)


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