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I'm looking for a script or application I can install onto my synology diskstation to organise the MP3 files downloaded via an RSS feed.

I'm wanting it to shift the mp3 files from a single directory into subdirectories by artist/album.

I've seen some GUI based ones built into some music players, but not command line that deal specifically with this problem. Any hints?

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I'm not wanting to install a music player. It want it to just organise the music files. –  Matt H Nov 22 '11 at 11:44

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Hi i've not tried this but have been wanting to for a while, its a client server setup and the client is a terminal (possibly Ncurses ) music player.

The server is Music Player Daemon (MPD) is a music player server. http://mpd.wikia.com/wiki/Music_Player_Daemon_Wiki

ncmpcpp is terminal based mpd client


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Thanks, I'm not wanting to install a music player. It want it to just organise the music files –  Matt H Nov 22 '11 at 11:44

You can easily wrap a script which use some ID3 tag extractor like eyeD3 or id3v2 or the more generic exiftool if present. See this question and the answers for reference.

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I use this one on mac, it works on *nix and does exactly what you search for :



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