[opus] Metadata & Opus Files?

Thomas Daede tdaede at mozilla.com
Wed Apr 18 20:04:53 UTC 2018

You can do so with ffmpeg, with the -metadata option. For example,
simply set -metadata ALBUM=asdf before specifying the output file.

ffmpeg should also copy any metadata that's in your mp4 file - if it
doesn't, it's a ffmpeg bug.

On 04/18/2018 06:47 AM, Sarah Szabo wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using a libopus enabled ffmpeg version on Kubuntu (Not that this
> should matter from what I've seen), and i'm interested in adding
> metadata (Such as Track Title/Artist) to my videos that I convert. How
> can I do this? I've seen the metadata usage and read the ffmpeg
> documentation, but I'm still uncertain.
> I'm currently using command similar to: ffmpeg -ss 00:00:24.0 -i 40.mp4
> -t 00:01:20.0 -y -b:a 320k 40.opus
> for conversion to opus files.
> This gets me the .opus file (At a certain specified time), but I've
> never seen how to add metadata to it. The solution doesn't necessarily
> have to be ffmpeg based. I have opusenc installed as well, but as far as
> I know, it doesn't add opus metadata to an already existing opus file.
> Thanks!
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