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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Combining multiple MP3 files from a specific day

Everyday I have about 10 different mp3 files created on my server. What I would like to do is setup a cronjob to run at night and combine the current days tracks into one mp3 track. I don't care so ...
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How do I add MP3, MP4 and H.264 support to Chromium on Windows?

Google Chrome on Windows comes with support for the above media formats, however, Chromium does not. I want to add support for my own personal use, how can I do this? I know that on Ubuntu this is ...
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How to make Windows Media Player 12 read the refreshed tags from mp3 files?

I am running Windows Media Player on Windows 7. I altered the tag information on my mp3 files, and the WMP does not update them in the library. Is there a way to force it to refresh the tags, short of ...
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can't find a mp3 codec on ubuntu

Trying to convert an audio CD to mp3. ubuntu says ffmpeg is deprecated and I should use avconv Here are the codecs after i installed all I could find in aptitude for libav that provided codecs. ...
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rtmpdump producing corrupt MP3 files

Out of all the music players I have, only Windows Media Player is able to play my .mp3 file produced from an rtmpdump of a audio stream. All my other media players, even VLC player are unable to ...
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Playing mp3 in quodlibet displays “GStreamer output pipeline could not be initialized” error

I'm running Debian testing x64 with all updates. I install quodlibet 2.4 from the repository and added mp3's to my library. When I play them, however, I receive an output error: GStreamer output ...
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A button in browser to convert YouTube video to mp3

I would like to convert a YouTube video to mp3. Now I copy the YouTube URL and submit it to http://www.youtube-mp3.org, which converts the video to mp3, and then download from there. This workflow is ...
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Creating a drag and drop batch file to split an MP3 using ffmpeg

I've got a folder full of FFMPEG batch files that I've written to do various conversion tasks. These allow me to drag and drop a bunch of files and do a conversion - for example, decompressing MP3 to ...
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How do I merge MP3 files without re-encoding? [duplicate]

I would like to merge multiple MP3 files on a Windows PC without decoding and re-encoding them. I don't mind if the final MP3 files loses the ID3 tags, but if it could somehow preserve the ID3 tags, ...
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Download and convert YouTube videos to MP3 and organise into channels/playlists

I'd like to download YouTube videos by specifying a YouTube channel URL or playlist URL. I then want to convert the videos to MP3 and put them in a separate folder according to the playlist. Is this ...
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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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Converting MPEG-2 Layer 3 to MPEG-1 Layer 3 audio [closed]

Is there a way to convert MPEG-2 Layer 3 audio to MPEG-1 Layer 3 audio? I've tried to search for such a tools on internet but none of them does this explicitly.
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How do I download podcasts and put them on in WMP format, so I can transfer them to my non-ipod mp3 player?

I have a Sansa Disk MP3 Player. Is there a way to get the files from iTunes onto Windows Media Player?
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Compress the silence - audio file formats

How do you compress audio silence? I'm using Audacity and have been exporting variable compression mp3s. But a 1minute audio track is about the same file size regardless of how much silence there ...
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Windows 8 - Webradio in internet browser not working

For some unknown reason, Windows Media Player on Windows 8 only plays .mp3 files but does not connect to Internet radio live streams (example) There is no signal available at the USB-port with a DAC ...
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A full-buffered media player which would load the whole media file

Well, everyone knows (I mean a lot of superpower users) that all kinds of multimedia applications need to read a part of the media files into the memory, and after processing, play that part for the ...
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Programmatically changing filenames without breaking shortcuts

I have a folder with several gigabytes of mashups. They are are all mp3s and named like this "title [remixer]". The artist tag is "artist1 vs. artist2 vs ..." and the title tag is exactly like the ...
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What program can I use to add album art to music?

I have a lot of mp3 files which I get from Game/Anime OSTs, ED/OP Singles and the Collector's Soundtracks that come with Premium or Limited Edition Games. A lot of the time these aren't tagged with ...
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Which type of cover is album cover?

I am using this software called mp3tag and I don't know if it's the right forum but it's clearly not their forum cause it's more about ID3 tags. Say I have a song. I have a band cover, an album cover, ...
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How to preview MP3s in the Preview Pane *without* WMP as default player?

I use Audacity as my audio file Open default, but I'd like to be able to preview MP3s in the Preview pane of the File Explorer. If I set my file open default to Audacity, I lose the Preview ability. ...
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If I format a CD like a USB, can I still reformat it to burn it as an mp3 CD?

I formatted a CD like a USB through Windows 7 auto play and filled it up with .mp3 files. Unfortunately the CD didn't play in my van. Is it possible to reformat the disc and burn it as an mp3 CD ...
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Album arts are not updated in windows media library

I keep my audio files tagged in windows media library. I have media information using a ID3 tag editor. Album Arts(thumbnails) are not updated in the media library. But correct album arts are ...
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How to remove embedded album covers from mp3 files via commandline

I want to remove the embedded album cover from mp3 files using only Windows command line. What I've tried Tried ExifTool: Unfortunately the tool can only read (not write) mp3 tags as the author ...
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File's permissions change when moved to Music Library - Windows 7

I've had a problem with my system that I discovered after I tried to add some songs to my music collection. I keep all my music files in the default Music folder. All of these files come from another ...
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My Mp3 Cd won't work on my computer

I have a Windows 7 "EliteBook" and am trying to rip the songs off of an Mp3 onto iTunes but it won't let me. It tells me that it is a blank cd. I know there are songs on there because it was double ...
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How can I quickly listen to just the beginning and end of multiple MP3s?

I have many small MP3 files and want to quickly listen to the beginning and end of each file. For this I was considering splitting each file into 3 parts and merging the beginning and end parts to ...
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Software to rip CD during playback?

Is it possible for me to play an audio CD and at the same time (i.e. concurrently with the playback) rip/convert the played tracks to MP3? If yes, how can I do this on Windows?
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Convert 3gpp to mp3 using ffmpeg

I am trying to convert a recorded file on an Android device using Phonegap from .3gpp to .mp3 using ffmpeg libary. When I execute the code on the command line for conversion, I get following ...
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How to convert several files of one type (e.g. wav to mp3) using VLC or Audacity at a single blow?

I have 10 wav-Files. I want to convert all of them into mp3-Files. I managed to to this for one single file (as described in How to convert media using VLC?), but I don't want to do this for every ...
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Move MP3s from Ubuntu to iPhone's iTunes

I've installed Ubuntu on someone's laptop who is a heavy itunes user (having itunes on a bunch of different Apple devices). She has a large music collection in the form of folders that contain mp3 ...
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Split MP3 track into words

I need to split many MP3 tracks into separate words. I want to turn one MP3 track into several tracks containing one word each. I need to do this automatically, because there will be so many tracks. ...
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How to edit mp3 tags using regular expressions?

I have a long list of mp3 files which not acceptable tags. I need to be able to change tags of mp3 files using regular expressions. For example, there are files with following titles: Title ----- ...
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looking for suggestions for a basic music media player [closed]

I'm not really sure where to start looking, but I'd need a basic mp3 & wma player for windows 7 (free if possible). I don't want something that will waste my RAM and CPU, and I don't want to ...
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How to add album art to mp3 using vlc media player in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to add Album art to any mp3 song. But I don't know how to do it.My system(Ubuntu11.04) has VLC media player, UMPlayer, Bashee media player, Movie player. How can I add Album art to mp3 file ...
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Stripping metadata from MP3 files

Is there a way I can bulk strip mp3 meta data from files? Preferably from the command line on OS X or Linux? I recently tried to use TuneUp (an app that is supposed to located mis-named tracks and ...
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Can't edit MP3 tags like artist or title

I try to edit the tags of MP3 files and I found that some of the file cannot be edited. Here's the procedure when I edit the information of the MP3 file: Right click the MP3 file in Windows ...
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Encode mp3 to playback at 1.5x speed in avconv (libav)

I would like to take an mp3 file and re-encode it to play faster (perhaps at 1.5x speed). I primarily use avconv in debian linux, but can use any other program if recommended. I can use any operating ...
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How to automatically fix MP3 Genre and Year tags?

All the Artist/Album tags on my MP3 collection are fine, but the Genres and Year tags are all horrendous. For Genre, songs just seem to be all over the place. It classifies Iron Maiden is ...
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Lots of AlbumArt_{*} files in my Music folder

I have recently migrated over my files from Windows to Mac OS and have noticed that my Music folder contains many AlbumArt_{*}.jpg files. First of all I would like to know where these files are ...
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What lossy audio formats are more (or less) “efficient”?

This question is related to the answers I got to this question. The bitrate-efficient format (see the question's most voted answers and their comments thereunder) would be one that assures a good ...
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extracting mp3 audio from mp4: audio longer than video?

I have an mp4 video that has no audio/video sync issue. I tried to extract audio to an mp3 file, following the suggestion in this thread: Extracting audio from MP4 video into MP3 ffmpeg -i ...
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How to trim a group of mp3 files with a specific timings

I am having trouble finding the way to trim bunch of mp3 files. The time from the beginning and time from the end is fixed across all the files and should be specified by the user. I already tried ...
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Batch remove track number from music files at a time

I have around 600 mp3 song files in a folder. All the tracks have a number before their names. I want to remove the track-number from all the files. Ya I know I can rename those files and delete the ...
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How do you mark MP3 files so that Windows Phone (Zune software) treats them as Podcasts?

Exactly what it says in the title. I ripped my Pimsleur Quick and Simple Spanish CDs to Zune so I could play them on my Windows Phone (had to edit their characteristics to get them all in the same ...
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How do I extract (rip) tracks from an audio CD using cdrfte?

On its SourceForge page, it says that cdrfte (short for cdrtools front end) can extract files from CD in mp3 format. However, I can't find anything on its support wiki or anywhere else about how this ...
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mp3 url's won't play

I'm on a macbook and when useing firefox, MP3's called up from a public url don't load or play anymore. They used to. I'm just looking at a blank screen with the copied url on the tab. But they play ...
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Access audio from Linux server on iPad Mini [closed]

This is driving me crazy, I'm trying to enable playback of mp3s/flac audio stored on a home linux server on a iPad mini. Please can someone explain what software is required on the linux side of ...
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How can I edit many music files in the same unique way? [duplicate]

I have a lot of audio files that I want to change in different ways depending on which ones they are. Is there a way on Windows 7 or a program that can do the following? Turn all lower cased files ...
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WMP choppy file playback

Recently i've been having issues with Windows Media Player like certain files playing choppy. This doesn't happen the first time i play the files but after a few playbacks I have enough processing ...
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Auto-organise media folder structure using unusual metadata such as “Publisher” or “Copyright” ID tags?

Is there a way to auto-organise my media folder using unusual metadata such as "Publisher" or "Copyright" ID tags? I've been searching high and low, using many apps including MediaMonkey and can only ...