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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Bluetoooth headphones only work out of one ear on mp3 player [on hold]

The headphones are Ausdom M06 and the Mp3 player is AGPTEK C05. The headphones output audio with both ears to when plugged in via headphone jack to the mp3 player and they also output audio with both ...
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How can I convert FLAC to other formats in OS X?

I have a few FLAC files that I'd like to play with iTunes. I would like to retain the metadata if possible. How can I convert the files to a format supported by iTunes?
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Editing MP3 details in Windows 7

I've recently discovered an annoying problem with Windows 7: Windows Explorer and Windows Media Player cannot edit ID3 tags if the version used is 2.4 (and presumably above, and sometimes even v2.3 - ...
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Save Webpage complete into a single file, including linked mp3 file

I want to Save a webpage, complete (including linked CSS, JavaScript, images etc, including a linked mp3 (or any other audio) file. Having only one single file of type "mhtml", which is a multipart ...
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Can't write ID3 tags in Windows 7

Most my MP3 files convert fine, however, I have some files that I converted from FLAC to MP3 that no longer allow me access to the ID3 Tags. Not in Windows/Properties/Details or SeratoDJ software, ...
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ffmpeg mp3 to mp4 with image compatible with iphone

I need to convert an mp3 to mp4 with image (1080x720) using ffmpeg from my OSX command line. I already installed last version of ffmpeg (3.0.2), and tried the following command as described here ...
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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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how to merge 1 mp4 video with a looping mp3 audio?

I have a .mp4 mpeg-4 video which has no audio track and is about 11 minutes long and a mp3 file which is about 30 seconds long. I would like to combine the two, with the audio looping. Also I would ...
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ffmpeg cutting off most audio when adding metadata tags

I'm trying to add metadata id3v2.3 tags to some files I converted to mp3 using VLC media player. Here's the command I'm using: ffmpeg -i "100000A9.mp3" -id3v2_version 3 -write_id3v1 1 -metadata ...
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Repair encoding of ID3 tags

I have inherited about 2000 MP3 files. For the majority of them, their ID3 tags display garbled in Amarok. I need a software that upgrades the ID3 tags to v2.4 type $03 (i.e. UTF-8 encoding), removes ...
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How can I normalize the sound levels in several different audio/MP3 files?

I have a given set of MP3 audio files of varying audio levels. I would like to know how I can automatically normalize all of these files, so the volume is amplified/raised on the quieter files, and ...
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Creating video with audio and still image for YouTube

I'm running the following command: ffmpeg -i audio.mp3 -ar 44100 -f image2 -i logo.jpg -r 15 -b 1800 -s 640x480 foo.mov Which successfully outputs a video with my recorded audio and an image on it. ...
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Convert mp3 to wav using FFmpeg for VBR

What command should I use to convert a mp3 file to wav whose bitrate is variable. Or better how would I know whether that source audio is fixed bitrate or variable?
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How to embed/merge a cue file and an audio file(preferably MP3)?

I recently downloaded a song mix (approx. 2 hrs) from youtube which is in MP3 format. Now, this mix contains various songs (approx 40) from different artists. In video files you are able to see which ...
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Youtube-DL: How to strip video information/description when converting audiofile to MP3?

This might be picky, but when I use Youtube-DL to convert audio from a video to MP3, I let it also tag the title and embed the thumbnail from the video. Somehow it adds the video description and some ...
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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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Some tracks from my MP3 CD won't play in my car…?

I have fabric player radio.. from the car itself , so it's supporting MP3, but sometimes , not sometimes almost always when i record a mp3 CD for my car, some tracks are not playable.. they skip to ...
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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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MPC broke my Windows 10 audio

I've been a happy user of Windows 10 for some 6 days. Recently I've discovered that my fav media player VLC has much worse audio quality than any built-in Windows tool, e.g. Groove I've decided to ...
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Automatic ID3 tag finder [closed]

Does one exist? I have about 500 songs with out ID3 tags and i'm not about to go through and edit 500 songs manually.
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How to convert Hebrew ID3/metadata tags from CP1255 to UTF-8?

I have numerous MP3 (and perhaps files in other audio formats) whose meta-data tags (ID3v1 and/or ID3v2 for the case of MP3) include Hebrew characters in CP1255 charset (or ISO-8859-8i, essentially ...
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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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What format to use when recording music to a CD?

I have a bunch of mp3 files I'd like to record to a CD. However, I'm not sure if the CD player can read MP3. What format should the music be in to ensure that it will be read correctly? And does it ...
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QuickTime Player sounds much better than iTunes

I am playing a 320 kpbs encoded music MP3 in iTunes and the sound is substantially worse than the exact same file played back in QuickTime Player (Max OS X 10.8.5). I have maxed out system volume and ...
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How to join MP3 files? [duplicate]

Motivation I'm looking for a program that allows me to join a lot of mp3 files (an audio book) to a single large mp3 file. My mp3 player is able to remember the position inside a track, but it takes ...
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How to remove Soundcloud numbers from MP3 files?

I used jDownloader to download a bunch of songs from Soundcloud but each MP3 has a underscore followed by a unique set of numbers. Song1_92839839.mp3 _92839339 Song2.mp3 Song _92835559 ...
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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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Is it possible to get the download file name of an mp3 from server using bash?

I am trying to get the final download file name of an mp3 from a server, specifically audiotool.com e.g. http://api.audiotool.com/track/haunt_opaque/mixdown.mp3 When you navigate to this url in a ...
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Merging MP3 meta-tag info from multiple copies of the same song

diiI'm consolidating libraries of MP3 music. The same song (identical bit rate, encoding frequency) is in different libraries differing only in the meta-tag data. The duplicates songs all copies of ...
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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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What exactly do MP3 repairing programs do?

There are various MP3 repairing software out there. What exactly do they do to repair MP3 files? What is the rationale behind the process?
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Windows: ffmpeg drawtext with mp3 metadata

Trying to make ffmpeg create image/video with data from mp3/id3 (pref. id3v2) tags, for ex: ffmpeg -f lavfi -i "color=c=white:s=720x480" -i "01 - Steel Guitar Rag.mp3" -shortest -filter_complex ...
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How do I split an MP3 file without re-encoding it?

I have a 400 MB MP3 file at 96kbps, taken from a CD. I want to split this into many files. Is there any way to do that without affecting the quality of audio or maybe without re-encoding the file?
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Trimming Silence from the Beginning and End of an Audio Track in Linux

I've seen recommendations for Windows software, but nothing for the Linux command line that can trim specifically the start and end silence from audio tracks (NOT any silence in-between). MP3Splt ...
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Audio MD5 Checksum with ffmpeg

I'm getting these results under Windows (ffmpeg version N-78636-g45d3af9) ffmpeg.exe -i TEST.mp3 -c:a copy -f md5 - MD5=cb017003b355c2b39d71e8020bd76f5b ffmpeg.exe -i TEST.mp3 -f md5 - ...
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How to play mp3 music on windows10? [closed]

Although this question sounds ridicouluous, I was not able to play a list of mp3 music on my new Windows 10 computer. Here is what I want to do: Mark a list of mp3 files inside a directory, and have ...
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Search all tags in an mpd library

I'm interested in using MPD as my main music playing application, but I really want to be able to search by record label/music publisher (TPUB for mp3 or ORGANIZATION for flac/ogg). does mpd support ...
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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 ...