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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Record tracks names played on online radio

I often listen to the di.fm online radio with VLC. Streaming is MP3 over HTTP. I want to record all track names that are played on this radio. VLC does show track name, but when the next track is ...
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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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ffmpeg merging mp3, mp4, no sound with copy codec

I am using ffmpeg to create a video. The source is a set of png images (one per frame) and an mp3 file. I want to create an mp4 with sound. I am doing it in two stages for now. Step one converts the ...
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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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Is there an easy way to split mp3 files?

I recently learned a neat trick. To join mp3 files together, you simply use the command (in Windows) copy /b *.mp3 joined.mp3 and voila, you have one large mp3 file. My question: is there a method ...
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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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Extracting audio from MP4 video into MP3

I downloaded a few MP4-encoded videos from which I'd like to extract the audio stream into MP3 files for easy listening on my digital player. Most likely, VLC can do this, but the instructions ...
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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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Is there a command line MP3 player for Windows? [closed]

Is there a command line MP3 player for Windows? It needs to support CJK filenames. I have tried the following so far: mpg123: doesn't have the ability to pause/fast forward/backward. MpxPlayer: ...
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Saving .mp4 audio file as an mp3 file [closed]

If you were to save a .jpeg image as an .png image by simply changing the file extension, the image will successfully convert itself. Is there a way similar to this where I can save an .mp4 audio ...
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Join multiple MP3 files (lossless)

How do you join multiple MP3 files into one? "cat" and "mp3wrap" are no good as they produce non standard MP3 files. I know I can use audacity, but when you have 1000's of MP3 files to join into ...
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Split long mp3 into individual songs

I have a long mp3 containing multiple songs (mixed together; there ISN'T any space between individual songs, they just "blend" together when one ends and the second starts). Is there some software ...
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Split long music file with help of playlist file

Is there a program that can split an mp3 (and/or other music file types) into single songs, using an itunes playlist file (and/or other music playlist files) to determine beginning and ending of a ...
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How to install libmp3lame for ffmpeg

I already have ffMpeg running on my test server. I would want to convert all possible audio files to mp3. I get the error 'codec not found'. here's what i typed: /var/www/i/uploads$ sudo ...
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Automatically sort music files into folders by album/artist names

I have a large collection of music files (let's say MP3), with metadata (ID3 tags), but all are located in the same folder. I wish to automatically organize all of them according to this metadata.
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lameAMC wont install (for dxtory)

when i do exactly as the instructions do it opens a 'copy error' window saying Setup cannot copy the file LameACM.acm Ensure that the location specified below is correct, or change it and insert ...
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FFmpeg mp3 file header restore

I got mp3 files without headers, ffmpeg -i shows: . . . [mp3 @ 003e9700] Header missing . . . They sound well, but not in all players. So how can I restore header info or re-pack file without ...
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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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Why isn't sox able to convert to mp3?

I installed Sox, i installed lame-398, but sox is not able to convert any file to mp3. It fails with the messages: ./../sox FAIL util: Unable to load LAME encoder library (libmp3lame). ./../sox ...
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How to play MP3 files into the microphone input

In a chat session, whenever I want the other person to hear a pre-recorded voice, I need to play it on my speakers and use my microphone to capture it. How can I play MP3 files into the microphone ...
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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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unstable / variating sound level (volume) within same song / clip

I have a pretty standard Acer desktop (I guess a predecessor of the X5900 model). when playing mp3 / radio / youtube clips, the sound level is changing WITHIN the clip, highly annoying. in the case ...
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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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How can I convert an .mp3 to .flac?

Can someone tell me how I can convert an .mp3 audio file to .flac format using ffmpeg? I Googled extensively, but almost all resources point to converting .flac to .mp3, in such a way: ffmpeg -i ...
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Binary repetition

In binary up to how many times can a 1 (one) or a 0 (zero) be repeated. Let's say I have an myfile.mp3; if I was to read the binary code of that file, that would be something like "010001001010..." ...
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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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iTunes: Burn an MP3 CD when I only have AAC files?

Is there a way to burn an MP3 CD when iTunes only contains (unprotected) AAC files purchased from the iTunes store? There isn't an option directly in iTunes to convert AAC -> MP3 like there is for ...
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How can I display an MP3 file as binary?

I have an MP3 file and I would like to see the file's binary. How can I do this (preferably on a Mac)?
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Linux command line tool to batch rename MP3 files based on ID3 tag info, or give random name if no ID3 info present

I have a bunch of recovered mp3 files that have system generated filenames. I want to use any embedded ID3 tag info in the files to rename each one to something human readable. I've tried 'mp3rename' ...
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Convert mp3 to wav

Could someone tell if we can convert an MP3 file to WAV format and regain the initial audio clarity? If so, how do I do that?
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FFMPEG: Convert m4a files to mp3 without significant loss of information / quality. Automated bitrate

I have a load of audio files (about 1000) which I want to convert from m4a to mp3 so I can use play them on a CD player which has a USB port. I tried doing something simple like: ffmpeg -i FILE.m4a ...
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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?