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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Is it possible to determine if a 256kbps mp3 is just an mp3 with a lower bit-rate that was converted up to 256kbps?

Every place I look that discusses digital audio quality seems to talk about almost nothing but bit-rate. However, it seems to me that the bit-rate only indicates the number of kbps, and not the actual ...
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Record Line in with auto-splitting

I have a server that serves as a streaming server. It's a Dell PowerEdge 2650 that gets the audio via Line In and uses EDCast to send it off to an Icecast2 server in a datacenter. Everything is ...
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Any Mp3 organizer which can replace album with folder name

I have Huge Mp3 collection . i want that a software which can replace 1)Filename with Title 2)Foldername with Album I am using Windows XP SP3
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podcast syncing and playing from multiple computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows) I listen to a lot of podcasts and I would like to be able to build a single playlist and access ...
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m4a to mp3 converter for Windows [closed]

I'm looking for an .m4a to .mp3 converter for Windows XP, preferably open source. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Software to detect mp3 almost-duplicates?

Because of some unfortunate circumstances I noticed I irrevertibly mixed up my sorted and retagged mp3s with an old backup. That means now I have files that are basically duplicates except for the id3 ...
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Converting wma to mp3 in bulk without changing directory

I have thousands of music tracks in WMA format from when I used to use Windows Media Player to rip CDs. Now I'm having problems playing them on my Linux desktop at work. Is there a good solution (for ...
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Is there a program that can combine multiple videos or MP3s?

Suppose, I have ten MP3s in a directory and I want to combined them in to one MP3. The end result should be one MP3 with the content of the original ten MP3s. Is there a PHP or Java program, app, or ...
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Software that can take a whole folder of videos and rip the audio into mp3 format with just one click?

I know there's literally thousands of programs that let you rip mp3 audio from videos that you've downloaded, but I want one that will let me give it a list of 50+ files to convert, let me walk away ...
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Why rip CDs or download music at high bitrates (eg beyond 192 Kbps)?

Here are the facts as I have read them: Most humans cannot hear the difference beyond ~192Kbps (a full, scientific study would be great) CD audio is encoded at 1378.125Kbps Okay, so the latter ...
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Record tracks names played on online radio

I often listen to di.fm online radio (url is http://scfire-dtc-aa06.stream.aol.com:80/stream/1035 ) with vlc player. Streaming is a mp3 over http. I want to record all track names that are played on ...
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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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Download MP3 from URL on Mac OS X

Ok, so i have a URL of an MP3. What are my options for downloading it. In or out of a browser, doesn't really matter. Short of creating a HTML document with a href that i "Save Target" on, can I do ...
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Adding songs to Apple Ipod from computer

Actually I have apple Ipod and I have list of mp3 songs in my computer. But I do not know, how to add my songs into my apple Ipod. Please help me out of this problem....I am doing this in my linux ...
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automatically tag mp3 collection using shazam-like acoustic fingerprint

is there any software freely available to clean up the tags in your music collection , based on some sort of audio fingerprint type technology (like how 'shazam' app works on the iphone) combined with ...
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How to disable conversion when syncing iPod with Banshee

Banshee starts a conversion process whenever I copy some songs to my iPod touch. How can I disable that? I just want it to copy the files to the player without conversion.
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Kubuntu 11.04 music player doesn't have any sound

I just installed Kubuntu 11.04 on my laptop and im playing mp3 files but hearing no sound at all. I've downloaded the missing plugins but still got nothing, the song is being played while the system ...
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MP3 player for OS X with wide timer bar

I am trying to play back sound files on my Macintosh, recordings of lectures made with a digital recorder. The problem is that in iTunes, the timer bar is very narrow, so if I want to "rewind" by a ...
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Convert mp3 to flv

I want to convert mp3 files to flv Why it doesn't work? $ ffmpeg -y -i 1.mp3 -f flv -acodec libmp3 -ab 64 -ac 1 myfile.flv ffmpeg version 0.7-rc1, Copyright (c) 2000-2011 the FFmpeg developers ...
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Why do most of my MP3s show up as “unknown artist/album” in the Zune Software?

Just got myself a Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and am trying to sync my MP3s from my computer to my WP7 (via the Zune) feature. So I downloaded the Zune software and pointed it to my MP3 folder and it found ...
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How to record online radio? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recording Audio from WMP Stream I have this pls files that allows my media player to play this online radio. I would like to record an interval of the stream and save it ...
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How can I mass convert from WMA to MP3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any good wma to mp3 converters? How can I mass convert audio files from WMA to MP3?
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I need a program that can auto-tag my MP3s and sort them into folders [closed]

I'm looking for a program that can go through the 5GB of MP3s in my Unsorted folder, automatically fill in ID3 tags and album art, rename the files and sort them into new folders like so: ...
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Why can't we play a .MP3 file downloaded from Amazon?

My daughter downloaded a .MP3 file from Amazon a few weeks ago. Now, for some reason, she can't play it in any media player we've got. I've even tried VLC, and it stops cold. Why?
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Is there free software that can bulk process the length and bitrate of mp3s?

I'm looking for free windows software that I can use to create 20s clips of a large number of mp3s. Ideally I would be able to enter the desired settings once, and have the software process all of the ...
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How to combine 100+ MP3's in to one concatenated MP3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to join MP3 files? I have over 100 MP3's in a folder that I am viewing in Windows Explorer and they are all sorted. However, to manually combine them in source forge ...
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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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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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Universal sound format

I have the following devices: Ubuntu machines PSP iPod with Rockbox installed XBox 360 My music collection is mainly encoded in OGG apart from a few bought albums in MP3. What is the most ...
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Convert mp3 to ogg vorbis

Is there a command-line utility to convert mp3s to ogg vorbis that I can install with apt-get? Alternatively, is there an extension for nginx so I can point it to a directory with mp3 files and have ...
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Is there a command line MP3 player for Windows?

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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how to get audio file from a WMV video?

I have a WMV file. I want a WAV or MP3 of its audio. Is this possible without some dubious shareware?
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Quick way to find out how much silence is at the start of an MP3?

What's a quick and easy way to find out how much silence is at the start of an MP3? I know there's a lot that goes into that... I don't need anything too precise. Within 50 or so milliseconds is ...
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CD to MP3 converter with full control over filenames and folders [closed]

I'm looking for a good CD to MP3 converter (doesn't have to be free) that gives full control over the names of the mp3s in terms of any combination of - artist, track number, track name, album name - ...
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Is there any free tools that allow my non unicode chinese to unicode chinese?

I have a bunch of chinese songs and the meta tags are written in like non-unicode chinese. It displays on my computer but only if I set the non-unicode locale to chinese. Is there a free program ...
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Programs to automatically download album covers and insert them in to ID3 tags? [closed]

Let us assume that I have a perfectly tagged MP3 collection - at the very least Artist and Album Name are all intact. The only lacking thing is the album covers. What tool should I use? I note there ...
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Program / Script / Method to rename EAC-ripped album of MP3s using Masks

tl;dr: skip to last paragraph I’ve recently changed the filename format that I use in Exact Audio Copy when ripping CDs. I have changed it so that for various-artist CDs, the track number then CD ...
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Software to play MP3s slowed down with pitch correction

I'm looking for software that will help me transcribe music from MP3 files. I'd like to be able to select a portion of the song, and then have the software play it back to me at a selectable slower ...
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Convert movie audio from ac3 to mp3 ? (no video conv.) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert mp4 to mp3 Hello everybody, Could you please suggest me a quick way to convert just the audio of movies from AC3 to MP3 ? I would like to get a new Avi with the ...
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Extract music files from a Audio CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What good, free audio CD ripping/extraction tools exist for Windows, and supporting multiple formats? I have an audio cd, which has audio files with the file format as ...
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Where can I get AA or AAX file format?

I need to test a AA and AAX file format for iphone testing. I tried google searching with filetype:aax. But I could't find it easily. Where do I find these samples?
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How to install Amazon MP3 Downloader on ubuntu?

Looks like some dependencies are missing from Amazon MP3 Downloader. I Googled, but couldn't find a working solution (there are a few blog posts, but they are old). What steps do I need to follow to ...
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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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Can mp3s be encoded so that once purchased from my site, copies of them cant be made?

My online store is being developed so that I can sell mp3 downloads of hypnosis sessions for home use. How do I encode the mp3's so that they can't be copied again once downloaded??
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convert mp3 to midi

How can I convert mp3 audios to midi for web?
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Convert an MP3 from 48000 to 44100 Hz?

I have some MP3s that are in 48000 Hz sampling frequency. I'd like to burn them to CD, so I have to reduce the sampling frequency into 441000. How to do that using ffmpeg?
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How to make JPG images that can be played as music files

I came across a strange image: Apparently, somehow they managed to make a JPG file also play as a media file. I'd like to know what program you use to do this.
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Music organization into folders for Linux(Ubuntu/Debian)? [closed]

I have a few folders with randomly assorted music files. I'm looking for a tool or utility that can read the ID3 tags, and then build and populate a folder structure in the format: some ...
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Split MonkeyAudio (.ape + .cue + .log) of whole audio CD into MP3 of individual tracks

I have a whole audio CD ripped to single audio file in MonkeyAudio (.ape) format, together with .cue and .log files (using Exact Audio Copy, from comment in .cue file). How would one split this one ...
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Won't read Unicode characters over NFS mount?

I'm getting this strange issue when trying to play MP3s containing Unicode characters (accents) over an NFS on Mac OSX, it's all good over AFP, but I'm setup with NFS because it's a linux server on ...