[icecast] off topic: info on mp3 files

William Goldsmith wildbill at kpig.com
Fri May 4 22:59:54 UTC 2001

The perl MP3-Info module will give you anything you want from the id3 tag,
including artist, title, etc. If you're not a perl programmer, you might
want to look for a script called 'mpi' that makes a nice command-line
frontend to the module.

Hope this helps

Bill Goldsmith

> hi,
> this is way off topic, but maybe someone can help...
> i'm looking for a script or prog that gives me info
> on a mp3-file, like what mpg123 shows when starting up
> plus some tech details like size, time, frequency etc.
> i've tried perl-MP3-Info, but it doesn't know about
> album, title, artist etc.
> i want to use it for fetching as much info as possible
> from a file into a database. any other suggestion how
> to do it is also appreciated,
> thanks i.a., uno

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