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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How to convert MP3 into VOX file format in linux / unix

I want to know how do I convert an mp3 file to vox file format.
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AAC Sample Rate and Bit Rate for High Quality Audio?

What are the AAC Sample Rate and Bit Rate settings to set in order to encode an audio track with a quality comparable to MP3 320kbps? I need to backup a DVD movie, the default settings for AAC are ...
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mp3 extractor for whole album mp3?

Some users upload a whole album as a single mp3 file. Is there a tool for Windows which can automatically create separate mp3 files from that file? I don't want to do this manually. I don't care what ...
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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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MP3 file seek is bugged

I face an issue with certain MP3 files downloaded from YouTube, which get somehow corrupted. When I try to seek using the seekbar of a Media Player before 30 seconds it just restarts the MP3, while ...
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Get song duration from an mp3 file in a script?

I am trying to list some of my mp3 files with Powershell. I have tried ls C:\test | Format-List -Property Name,Length which gives me Name : testfile.mp3 Length : 10058533 The length is the ...
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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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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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Mass convert MP3 with Big5 / GB encoded tags to unicode

Most people in asia still used localized version of windows (simplied chinese - GB , traditional chinese - Big5, Japanese - JIS) As a result, a lot of mp3 files I got from them have the tags encoded ...
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Set track number from file name in MP3 music management software

I have .mp3 files, whose names and titles are their track numbers. For example: "Track01.mp3" (the internal title property reads "Track01") How do I let my MP3 management software know that it's ...
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Non-destructive audio normalization with mp3gain

I tried mp3gain but it do alters mp3 frames (adding an undo tag also) - I decoded the gained mp3 into wav with lame and I got it different. The same time foobar2000 just introduces a tag and nothing ...
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Backing up mp3 tags

I have an extensive music collection and want to back up only tags from it (so later, if I lose it, I can find it again). It consists of .m4a and .mp3 files. How can I do this?
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How to check if a FLAC file was made from MP3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Finding out if a FLAC or WAVPACK audio file is NOT originally encoded from a lossy source Sometimes I doubt that FLAC files are made from original music, because of deaf-...
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iTunes: How do you manage your Singles?

I am having a tough time getting some kind of organization to happen with my singles in itunes. I enjoy electronic music and ultimately have a tons of songs that have been released as singles and ...
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Playing music from a network drive

I have a collection of music that is stored on a network drive. Are there any music players that can play these songs, without modifying them, and without me having to manually add songs to some kind ...
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How to enable MP3, M4a support for Amarok?

Note: Amarok Version 2.0.1 KDE 4.1.3 Opensuse 11.1
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ffmpeg: how to set “joint-stereo” mode in mp3?

How to set joint-stereo mode in ffmpeg when converting from flac to mp3 format? Normally I use this command, but it produces "stereo" mode. I need "joint-stereo". ffmpeg -i input.flac -vn -ac 2 -ar ...
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How to play a soundless video and add a audio file at the same time?

I have a folder with a MP3 audio file and an video file. Both named the same. Example.mp3 Example.mp4 I want to play the video and add the sound. Both files should stay the same and I do not want ...
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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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MP3 as a Windows System Codecs

I am busy trying to convert some sound files (different formats) to MP3. I know there's a ton of different apps out there that would allow you to do this, but I prefer the simplicity of Winamp and it'...
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How to find a sound bite amoungst a collection of sound files?

Salvete! I have a sound bite where a person is speaking a particular phrase. Now, I have copied that sound bite and pasted it into several other sound files. Now I need to find all the files into ...
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What does Amazon's MP3 downloader do that can't be done with a normal download?

I just bought a new album from Amazon and found out they want me to download and install some custom program just to download some mp3's. This does not make sense to me from a technical standpoint - ...
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How to convert PCM to MP3?

I have some .pcm files and I want to convert them to high quality .mp3 format. How can I do that? I've tried searching online but haven't found any programs that can do this. Ay suggestions? ...
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Is it possible to permalink to a location within an MP3 file?

YouTube has a cool feature where you can link to locations within a video. e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvDedo8r1Fk#t=41s Is there a way to do this with audio (e.g. MP3) files, preferably ...
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How to rename bulk title tag in mp3 ID3 files

I have a few folders containing mp3 files (folder names CD#1 CD#2) with a few files in each folder. I renamed the Album name and changed the track number so my ipod should store it as one long ...
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software to recode mp3 files

I have a mp3 file which in some players I can't seek properly (for example in Foobar). I think the timing information is messed up. I'm thinking of recoding it, maybe it will fix the problem. Can you ...
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Does any economically-feasible publicly available software compare audio files to determine if they are dupes?

In the vein of this question http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/3037/is-there-an-easy-way-to-replace-duplicate-files-with-hardlinks is there any software that will automatically parse a library ...
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Where does the value for “Description” come from in ID3 tags created by GarageBand

I have made some music in GarageBand '09, and when I export it, there is some strange data in the ID3 tags. When I open the MP3 in VLC, and view the meta data, there is field called Description and it ...
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VLC - Adding to playlist

I am using Songr to find/stream songs and double click them to play in VLC which basically "plays" the URL. But as I am listening to one item and search for another and double click another item from ...
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Is there a media player that allows me to group together radio streams which are just mirrors of the same station?

I find it really annoying that for some radio stations, which have two or more servers to cope with the network load, there is not one single entry in amaroks playlist but two or more entries. This ...
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How can I convert my mp3s to an iTunes-compatible format?

I've got a bunch of mp3s that iTunes just won't read or import. As far as I can tell they are just regular MP3s but obviously there is something iTunes doesn't like about them. After a bit of ...
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MTP File Browser For Windows XP

I have a samsung T10 (4 GB) mp3 player that is recognized by windows XP as an MTP device, and then I can sync it using both WMP and winamp. However, it does not appear under the file explorer as a ...
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Playing a PCM file on a UNIX system

I'm trying to figure out how to use libmad with C. The trouble is, libmad converts audio files to .pcm files and I'm unable to find a way to play these files. There is no straightforward .pcm player, ...
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Sound Juicer does not rescan CDs

I want to rip CD tracks to MP3 to play on a Sandisk MP3 player. My system is Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty). I installed Sound Juicer and got it to work on one CD. But now it is the only CD that SJ will read....
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flac2mp3 on mac?

What tools are there to convert flac to mp3?
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Use regex to change (reorganise) multiple filenames in Bulk File Renamer

I have a few thousand MP3 files nested in folders which I would like to bulk rename. The files currently have the following naming convention: "tracknumber_artistname_-_songname_MP3COLLECTION.mp3" ...
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Find music videos in bulk

I have a fairly large MP3 collection, that I would like to upgrade to a music video collection. Basically what I want to do is go through all my songs and find matching music videos. I plan on doing ...
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Advanced ID3 tags handling and audio files ordering [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to organize music? Some of my files do not have complete ID3 tags and some have typos or small differences in writing – so finally, my portable player sees “Mr. ...
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ffmpeg lame mp3 problem

i wanted to install ffmpeg with lame mp3 support.its procedure is as follows: cd /usr/local/src/ffmpeg/ ./configure –enable-libmp3lame –enable-libogg –enable-libvorbis make && make install but i ...
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LAME: Switch sample rate of file without reencoding?

Is it possible to resample an MP3 file to a different rate (44.1) without doing a reencode? I have a few MP3 files that are at 48 and I need to switch 'em to 44.1, and I don't want to have to reencode ...
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mp3 duplicate remover by listening & not tag based

I am reviewing a few mp3 duplicate remover which are not tag based but sound analysis based. These are the ones I found. Similarity, Audio Dedupe, Audio Comparer & Music Duplicate Remover. Any ...
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Fetch MP3 ID3 tag under linux

I have a few mp3 files which are not tagged. Winamp has a nice feature which I think is called "autotag" and which is very good at finding out artist and title for files. I'd like something like this ...
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How does Amarok rip Audio CDs (in Ubuntu Lucid)?

I'm in the process of moving my CD collection into my Amarok library. Mostly, it works great. Sometimes however, the process just hangs forever. The problem seems to occur at random (i. e. often, but ...
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Convert Music Library to Ogg Vorbis without losing Tag Data

This Question is pretty much the same as this one: Convert Ogg Vorbis to MP3 with Metadata only in reverse I want to convert all my Music Library From MP3 (some are WMA or M4A, but those can be ...
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How to create mp3 snippets with a 5sec fadeout from a cd including id3 tags as batch process in linux

I want to: Rip a CD Set ID3 tags Create snippets (45 seconds) Add a 5sec fadeout at the end (40s-45s) Convert to mp3 I've tried several tools now (Goobox, Grip, lame, ecasound, vorbis-tools, abcde....
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converting mp3 to 3gp

How can I convert mp3 files to 3gp files that use the AMR-WB+ codec?
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How-to build a view in winamp where every artist that only has 1 song is excluded?

I have tried to use the edit view feature in winamp. I edit the current audio view and add a filter saying tracks not equal 1. However, no matter what I do I can't seem to make it work. What I'm ...
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How do I convert a S3M file to MP3?

I tried to use ffmpeg to convert this S3M file http://modarchive.org/index.php?request=view_player&query=34641 into MP3, but it plays incorrectly. It sounds like the music is coming from the ...
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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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Can I configure VLC to automatically organize my music library like iTunes does?

iTunes has the "keep iTunes music files organized" option, which automatically uses the metadata to sort the music files into folders organized by artist and album. Is there any way to do this in VLC?...