MP3 is the common name for the MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3(III) or MPEG-2. It is a patented digital audio encoding format using a form of lossy data compression.

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Tagging the mp3 files

I edited the tags of an mp3 file which doesn't have any. The next time when I open the file after saving the tags, all I listen is absolute SILENCE!!! It's duration is 3:20 but the size is 820 kb! I ...
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Playing mp3 file silently in background at specific time

I am trying to play some mp3 files silently in the background at a specific time. The way I currently have it setup is using the windows task scheduler program to start the mp3 file at certain times. ...
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Ffmpeg, error adding mp3 audio track to mp4

I have an mp4 which I created by stitching together 4 images and I need to add audio to it from an mp3. Per this question: How to apply audio track to a mute h264/mp4-video losslessly? I used: " -i ...
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Transferring multiple mp3 files after search function

I have recently bought a small mp3 player for swimming and wish to transfer multiple files from my existing normal mp3 player. Up until today, I never realised I could do a search within sub folders ...
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ffmpeg concat mp4 loosing the audio synch

i have multiple mp4 file (i already converted it into .ts) and while concat i am missing the audio synch. I mean it just push the audio track together. say i have four .mp4 file where 2 of them ...
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Can't add context menu item to mp3 files (through regedit)

Here's how I did it: I went to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3, checked the value of (Default) which was dbpoweramp.mp3, then I created HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dbpoweramp.mp3\Shell\foo\command and set its (Default) ...
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Unable to play mp3 file on some devices?

I have noticed a certain phenomenon over the last few years... Some mp3 files do not work with certain devices: Example: If I download a file file from the internet, I will be able to listen to it ...
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Thumbnails for MP3s are missing in explorer

I just set up Windows 10 on my PC and everything works great except one glitch. I have a folder with many MP3s which contain a picture in the MP3-tag. On Windows 7 I used to see this picture in the ...
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Is linking cover Images to MP3 and FLAC files instead of embedding them possible

Like the title says is it possible, since i think it's redundant to have have the same images in each file of an album. I always have all the songs of an album in the same folder so i was hoping that ...
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How to compare and filter files in the directory with filename in text file or excel sheet?

I have 100000 mp3 files in one directory, each file contain a random filename , and I have another excel sheet containing the mp3 file's name and to whom it maps to. Is there any way to develop a ...
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(linux) How do I adjust an MP3 file to have the same apparent volume as another MP3 without changing the second file?

I have some MP3s I recently crafted, but the volume doesn't match my existing collection. If I were to use mp3gain I would have to run it against my entire collection and it would rewrite everything ...
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Bulk remove 1 second from end of MP3s [duplicate]

I have an mp3 audiobook and each track has exactly 1 second of static at the end. Is there a way to bulk cut out last second from each track?
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Put date modified field of the MP3 file into it's ID3 tag

Is there a quick way to do what title says? I tried MP3Tag but I don't think it's possible at all. Google search didn't help either.
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How ffmpeg maps metadata?

I have my music library on my machine in flac and ogg format. However, to be able to listen to the music in the car, I convert the flac/ogg files to mp3 using ffmpeg. There are a couple of issues ...
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Insert song times and pointers into mp3 full album

I have a full album in mp3, 50 minutes of music. I need some strategy to give it a way to easily navigate trought the album songs, being able to choose song. This would allow a more productive ...
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ffmpeg convert to mp3 with same duration

I am using ffmpeg to convert a flv with speex audio codec generated from red5 server to mp3 file. I am using the following command to convert flv to mp3 ffmpeg -i input.flv -acodec libmp3lame ...
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MP3 files are cut short when played on a car infotainment system

I've noticed a strange behavior with some of my MP3 music files that are on a SD Card. When these files are played by VLC or Windows Media Player on a PC, they work fine. However, when played by the ...
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changing MP3 and MP4 default program

When I choose default program for opening MP3 files, it automatically changes for MP4 too. Also vice versa, when I choose default program for MP4 it changes it automatically for MP3 too. This is ...
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“Losslessly” trim an MP3 file [duplicate]

I have got an mp3 file, let's say it is 25 minutes long. I understand that any software is capable of extracting the first 20 minutes of the file as a new MP3 file. However, I would like to find a ...
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iTunes song in Playlist but not in “Music”

First of all: I disabled Apple Music in the settings now I have an album of "The Weeknd" like so (Bought via apple): I sync all my songs via good old cable syncing and a Playlist which is the source ...
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How do I view an MP3 or WAV's author, track name, date, and other metadata?

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I've exported a sound file as a WAV from Audacity setting the author name, track name, and year (not sure why this is called year and not date, theoretically ...
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Why won't a mp3 CD play in car player but plays on computer?

What could be the reasons for a new car CD player (has the markings: RDS, MP3 and CompactDisc) not to play MP3 files from a CD, that normally is read on every computer or so? The plaser in the car ...
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MP3 Player on Mac which can display the music label?

Is there a music (mp3) player on Mac which is able to display the ID3-TPUB (Music Label) tag in list view? For me the label is as important as the artist, so I would like to view them side by side ...
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Windows 10 file association, does not hold from search menu

I am facing a weird problem, I am using foobar (latest as of now, 1.3.8) to play mp3's in Windows 10, foobar is set as the default app for music, as is the '.mp3' extension, when I open an mp3 file ...
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How can I search in the playlist for a song in Mediamonkey?

I want quickly select and play a song from my current playlist. But all I can do is search the entire library, music (whatever that is). but Not my current playlist My playlist is right, I just ...
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“Application provided invalid, non monotonically increasing dts” in ffmpeg

I convert wma to mp3: find -name *.wma -exec ffmpeg -i {} -acodec libmp3lame -ab 224k {}.mp3 \; By conversation process I got warning messages for all media files [mp3 @ 0x1de53e0] Application ...
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Fix *.wav to *.mp3 with ffmpeg in command line? [closed]

Something happened when I converted Mp3 to Wav. The music lost quality, how can I get back Mp3 Quality with ffmpeg or anytools using command line?
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avconv Error “Header missing” while converting mkv audio to AAC

I want to convert Videos from MKV (h.254 + MP3) to MKV (h.264 + AAC), because the Chromecast no longer supports MKV with MP3. When I try avconv -y -i /media/user/Data/toImport/Fr\ S02-01\ Das\ ...
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Music album art not showing up: How to reset?

I have added album art to all my songs, but they’re not showing up. I think I need to clear some directory of its content, but am not sure which one. I also appended some album art through Windows ...
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foobar2000: query if specific files exist in track's directory

In my library there are files like .lrc files (Lyrics) or album art files (various .jpg files) next to the music files: I am trying to create a autoplaylist where I want to list tracks which have a ...
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Cannot convert MP3 to wav to burn audio CD

I have made a mp3 recording using Perfect recorder app on Windows 8 Phone Lumia 635. I have transfered this 2 mp3 files to a Windows 10 PC. I can play this files without any problem in Windows media ...
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Why does my Generic MP3 Player with Video Support won't load videos and says empty disk?

Recently I bought a Generic MP3 Player from Amazon ...
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Trim multiple mp3 files at once

So, I have hundreds of .mp3 files in a folder. Almost each of them has a period of silence before you can hear a sound. And the periods are of the different size. The same is with the end of the ...
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Playing mp3 or ape on quodlibet on fedora throws “No gstreamer element found…” error

I installed quodlibet v3.4.1 via yum on an updated fc21 x86_64 running alsa. However, I get Playback Error No GStreamer element found to handle media format. Media format: APE tag demuxer. ...
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How to embed (not insert) MP3 in OpenOffice Impress

My question is similar to this, Photos and Animated .gif disappear in Open Office Impress But unfortunately when I go to Edit, the Links option is greyed out. Is there another way to embed mp3 ...
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LAME doesn't compress MP3 anymore

(I'm running Ubuntu 14.04) Until a while ago the following command used to work fine for compressing MP3 files: find . -iname '*.mp3' -exec sh -c 'lame -b 160 "$0" "$0"-160 && mv "$0"-160 ...
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How can I batch convert FLAC to MP3 while retaining the directories, within a different directory?

I have my music organized as Music\Lossless\Artist\Album and Music\Lossy\Artist\Album. I want to convert everything in the lossless folder to MP3 or AAC, have them retain their Artist\Album ...
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Removing files with same name and different extension

I have a large music collection. It is organized in the following structure: artist / album / trackTitle. Over the course of time, in some directories, I have duplicate-ish files; most of my files ...
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Downloading a large number of files from online directory

I want to download 100+ audio files from a website. The link to the files is of the form www.foo.com/bar/XXX.mp3 where XXX varies as 001, 002, and so on. www.foo.com/bar is accessible and has links to ...
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Create a M3U Playlist With MP3 Music Files

I would like to create an m3u playlist for my website which will be at domain/music/Playlist.m3u (example). I need to put the mp3 files in the directory domain/music/ in the playlist so that it will ...
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Audacity adds a gap when exporting mp3

I created a loop Audacity which was 10.549s long, I exported it to mp3, now when I open the exported file via Audacity it now has a gap at the beginning making it 10.58s long. The loop I made that ...
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How to convert multiple mp3 files to mp4 with ffmpeg?

The following command takes the mp3, attaches an image to it, and converts it to an mp4: ffmpeg -i input.mp3 -loop 1 -i image.png -c:a copy -c:v libx264 -shortest output.mp4 I'm trying to apply the ...
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How do I convert multiple mp3 files to mp4 with ffmpeg?

The following command takes the mp3, attaches an image to it, and converts it to an mp4: ffmpeg -i input.mp3 -loop 1 -i image.png -c:a copy -c:v libx264 -shortest output.mp4 I need to do this for ...
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How can I add a tracklist to a .mp3 file

Recently I downloaded some music mixes from youtube to listen when I'm offline but often I want to know the music name and I can't put all of them on the file name. But recently when I was playing the ...
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How to keep album art same in Windows Media Player

I have a few albums that I made myself, (because I downloaded songs from the internet and they're not from albums and I hate the unknown album thing so i make my own) and I try to add album art. (by ...
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How to extract MP3 from a PDF file?

I Have a PDF file that has a lot of MP3 attached to it. How should I extract them?
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Remove extra period in multiple file names

So I was looking into ways to do this like this post How do I remove the same part of a file name for many files in Windows 7? Because I wanted to change all the song files on my phone into mp3s. I ...
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Audio player corrupts USB stick: workaround?

Consumer radios, CD players, and car stereos often have a USB port, to play mp3's from a FAT32-formatted USB stick. However, some models don't just read files, they also corrupt files. How can such ...
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Musicbrainz Picard - how to manually set a cover

Is it possible to manually set a cover for a given mp3 file instead of letting the program automatically fetching it from the Web? I have noticed that I can alter every other field to my liking ...
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Set a Thumbnail to a mp3 file

Is there a way to manually set/change the Thumbnail of an .mp3 file? Is there any section in the mp3 file where the tags and the thumbnail are stored, or maybe some freeware wich allows me to do so? ...