[opus] [user] coverart and other tags

Alice Wonder alicewonder at shastaherps.org
Wed Feb 12 08:36:25 PST 2014

On Wed, 2014-02-12 at 14:29 +0000, Ian Malone wrote:
> On 12 February 2014 13:02, Alice Wonder <alicewonder at shastaherps.org> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am new to using opus but so far I really am loving it. At 16kbps
> > spoken content sounds fabulous.
> >
> > I am using opusenc on 64-bit linux - mostly with flac input.
> >
> > The one thing I can't figure out how to do is add album art. I tried
> > passing the vorbis way of adding a metadata_block_picture comment field
> > to opusenc but it complained about the length.
> >
> > I can't seem to find any application like vorbiscomment for opus that
> > would let me do it after the encode.
> >
> > Does such a utility exist? I really need it to be CLI and work in linux,
> > this is being scripted for an audio hosting server.
> For opus ogg encapsulation both liboggz and vorbiscomment could
> probably be modified to support modifying the opus comment block too,
> but a while since I've looked at either so can't say immediately
> whether it's trivial or would require a bit of work. Can check, but
> would be later in the week.

I found a solution. If I add the metadata_block_picture to the flac file
I use as input, opusenc copies it over and at least in totem (linux
movie player) it displays when playing the Opus file.

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