Questions tagged [mp3]

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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FFMPEG conversion from MP3 to FLAC - why is the file so large?

So for various reasons I'm converting an MP3 to a FLAC with the following: ffmpeg -i x.mp3 -map 0 -map -0:v -compression_level 5 x.flac x.mp3 is 21MB and the resultant x.flac is 102MB I assume, ...
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I need to remove background music from a clip, but leave dialog [closed]

I only have an mp4 of the clip, and a separate mp3 of the exact music I want gone. But I want to keep the dialogue (which I don't have an isolated mp3 of). Is there any program I can use, that can ...
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Can I delete the many AlbumArt_{characters} files?

my mp3 folder on my hard drive quasi-recently ended up with a bunch of files that are titled like this (for example): AlbumArt_{C83D5DEA-6EF6-4DD1-8079-0DC35D3CAB2F}_Large I think these files were ...
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Generate ID3 tag from filename in EasyTAG and ID3-TagIT

I just installed EasyTAG and ID3-TagIT tools and tried to generate ID3 tag from filename of MP3's. However, although I have tried to use tag codes for both apps, I am not able to generate tag as shown ...
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mp3 save timestamps of elapsed time

I'm looking for a way to save the elapsed time of an audio file while I'm listening to it. My idea is to press a key and to have the elapsed time logged to a file for subsequent use (for example to ...
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HTML <audio> with mp3 stored on OneDrive

I'm trying to figure out a way of storing mp3. files on OneDrive and using HTML <audio> tags to play them on a website. I want to mention that it's a small site and I'm doing this just to help (...
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Feed songs tags (like: composer, conduct etc.) to list to choose from

I've moved from Windows7 to Windows10. In Win7 I used to open mp3 file properties, and feed its composer. When I fed the name, I could choose from an already populated list of all composers I've had. ...
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Strange “link” between two .mp3 files on my hard drive

This isn't that big of a deal, but as I would consider myself pretty knowledgeable of computers, I haven't seen anything like this, especially on Windows. Today I discovered something really strange ...
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Windows 10: normal system sounds but can't listen to mp3 and some youtube videos (too low)?

Recently my PC has started to show some weird sound behavior. I think that maybe it began after a Windows 10 update, but I'm not sure. I've tried: Clean uninstall / install of both Video and Audio ...
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How to translate a WMP playlist back to English?

I'm using WMP on Windows 10 to manage my .MP3 playlists, and a certain album has gotten itself 'stuck' in a Japanese translation. Presumably it did this after I clicked to update the album info. I ...
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FFMPEG ID3 Metadata for FLAC Files?

I'm interested in converting an mp3 I made to FLAC using ID3 tags. I'm having 2 issues: 1) The Album Art from the old MP3's Doesn't Copy Over and 2) I don't know how to encode an old MP3 with new ...
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My Computer User Account name cannot found by Windows

I have a problem with the name of my computer user account. this is how it happened Suddenly my Windows Media Player cannot access or play .mp3 and .mp4 files.1 I tried to fix it by following tips ...
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Add .mp3 to the end of file names

I moved all my songs off my phone to a flash drive. Then I uploaded them to my new phone, only when they were stored to the flash drive they come over missing the ".mp3" so they are seen as "file". If ...
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How can I retrieve meta-data like the Bitrate of *.wav or *.mp3 files using the wmic windows cmd?

I tried using the WMIC feature like this: wmic datafile where Name="D:\\\\subfolder\\\\musictitle.mp3" list full Note: backslashes must be escaped as shown. With this command I can get access to ...
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FFMPEG Extracting MP3 from MP4 returns shorter audio file

I have lost so much time over this problem and really need some professional help. Over the last days I recorded some VHS tapes, I used ffmpeg which worked great! When I finished, I noticed that must ...
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Rar compression of mp3 and wmv

When I am browsing HSK test files (level 6) here (http://www.chinesetest.cn/godownload.do), I found that the decompressed mp3 and wmv is actually larger than the rar file. I'm very surprised since rar ...
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How can I determine if the streaming source suffers from distortion or if it is in the output stage?

Sometimes distortion is a user fault: for instance if you turn the (multiple) software volume level(s) above 100% (while lowering the analog output not to blow your ears). At other times, it's the ...
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foobar2000 usage of id3 rating tags

foobar2000 seems to be mapping %rating% tags to the id3v2+ tag using POPM with the value of "POPM:Windows Media Player 9 Series", and remapping values (1,2,3,4,5) to (1, 64, 128, 196, 255). It does ...
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ffmpeg: What are reasonable values for -aq when creating mp3?

Using ffmpeg to convert audio files into mp3 (using -acodec libmp3lame). There is a ffmpeg parameter -aq, which is explained in the help as -aq quality set audio quality (codec-specific) ...
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Write tracklist of files used in FFMpeg

I have successfully encoded a bunch of audio files which are joined in a MP4 container with a single frame (the album art). I was wondering if it's possible to export some sort of tracklist so I could ...
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How to get ffmpeg to copy lyrics from flac to mp3?

Using ffmpeg 4.2.1, Windows 10 64-bit, at the command line to convert. I am also using Tag&Rename and iTunes to set and view any ID3 tags. Here is the ffmpeg command I am using: ffmpeg -i input....
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FFMPEG filter_complex - merge audio files without losing quality and volume

I want to merge two audio files with defined overlapping time, and the command is by help of this answer: ffmpeg -i 1.mp3 -i 2.mp3 -filter_complex "[1]adelay=Ns|Ns[a1];[0:a][a1]amix=inputs=2[a]" -map ...
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FFMPEG - Merge two audio file with defined overlapping time

Requirement I'd like to concat two audio files with predefined overlapping time. For instance, if 10 sec overlapping is defined, then the ending 10sec of first audio and the starting 10sec of second ...
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Use ffmpeg to add a mp3 into the middle of the another mp3

I have two mp3 files. I'd like to give a time stamp, say 15secs, then run a ffmpeg command to insert the first mp3 into the second mp3 at its 15secs time stamp. The output time line is like this: &...
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FFmpeg error when converting FLAC to mp3

I received the following error when converting a FLAC to MP3 with FFmpeg [flac @ 0x7fe841000800] Format flac detected only with low score of 1, misdetection possible! [flac @ 0x7fe841000800] Could ...
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Disable automatic customising folders in Windows 10 [duplicate]

Windows File Explorer has long had a feature whereby it tries to customise folders based on what files are in there. Is there any way to disable this in Windows 10? Specifically I have a problem ...
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Is it possible to find piece of audio inside of mp3 file?

We have a community radio and we are recording all shows 24/7. And we are wondering is there any way to automatically trim those recordings so that all commercials and unwanted parts are cutted off ...
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How can I download a youtube playlist with youtube-dl and make it a mp3-playlist?

I want to download this playlist but when I download it like youtube-dl -i PLSzf4L_DltPLtcOJuLM-eSV5AzBQQIrPc it doesn't write any playlist info in metadata. But most of the music players need ...
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Read duration of mp3 file and write it in a text file with Powershell

This is a follow-up question to this older question. This time I have bunch of mp3 and smil files in one folder. Both file types are named the same way and mp3 file is paired to smil file with the ...
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Prepend title of mp3 file using `say`

I have a bunch of .mp3 files that I would like to modify so that they start with a voice saying the file name. The easiest way to do this (or so I thought), would be something like the following: for ...
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Music Player Daemon not working, no songs playing

So I just installed MPD together with MPC and NCMPCPP but I can't get it to work. There is 1 song in the database, according to NCMPCPP (Show server info) but there are no Artists or Albums. I ...
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How do you backup / re-apply custom (not downloaded) ID3 tags on MP3s?

I've seen various players, song library managers, and other apps strip tags from mp3s. So it's not that hard to mistakenly delete or modify tags in batch. I've seen a lot of suggestions for ...
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How to edit MP3 tags in WIndows media player to have proper track listing

So I recently got an album that I noticed when I play it on Windows Media Player or any other location (such as my car) the track listing is messed up and not playing in the order that it is supposed ...
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Is there a way to automatically bulk-update specific ID3 fields in MP3s but leave other fields untouched?

I have thousands of MP3s which are missing the "Year" ID3 field which means I can't sort albums chronologically. I'm looking for a way to automatically download ID3 metadata in bulk and populate only ...
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How to find name of a song from mp3? [closed]

There is a video on YouTube, I like the tune played in the first few seconds, the person who has posted that video has not given details about it, I have recorded it as mp3, I want to find the name ...
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Unable to record voice using windows 7 “Sound Recorder”

I tried to use the "sound Recorder" which comes with windows 7, as follow:- but when i did a test >> where i click on "Start Recording" >> i did a test speech >> click on "Stop Recording" >> where a ....
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How to convert xm file to mp3 without using complex software?

I have some .xm files which I have trouble converting. No online software engines seems to be able to convert them as they might or might not be protected as they are supposed to be paid. Are ...
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VLC Command line for extracting audio from a video?

I am using VLC for extracting/converting audio from a .mp4 video to a .mp3. The screenshot below shows the menu option I am choosing and then My question is, how do I do this using the command line?...
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“ffmpeg -ss” supported formats for accurate seeking? mp3 does not appear to work, only .wav

ffmpeg -ss 00:00:00 -i 'input.mp3' -to 00:25:00 -c copy output.mp3 I noticed while scripting that this particular script that it works for mp3 files but not for .wav files. What happens is it copies (...
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Is it possible to open a MP3 file on Windows 10 without showing the groove window

I am working on a program and one part of the program requires an mp3 file to play. However, I do not want it to open the Groove Music or VLC window, which opens by default. It would be a VBS script ...
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Windows 10 not reading some MP4 tags

Suddenly (I think last windows update cause it) some of my MP4/MP3 files doesn't show tags (Artist, Title and Year) in Windows Explorer but I can see them in Mp3tag program on the same computer and I ...
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Why is my mp3 file getting truncated when transferring to iPhone?

I have an audiobook that is 10h long, but when I put it onto itunes so I can put it onto my iPhone (6), it gets truncated to 6h. Does anybody know why or how to fix? Note that the full 10h is clearly ...
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How can I make the Year/Date tag be displayed completely in media players?

I'm using Mp3Tag to tag some of my music files, and I like to use the YYYY.MM.dd format. I prefer that instead of just the year. However, I found that both in VLC Media Player and in Groove Music, ...
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Missing file that was open in another program while renaming it in Windows Explorer

I'm running Windows 10 (build 1903) and using Cinch Audio Recorder to record streaming audio. Cinch saves the file as both .mp3 and .wav files in default folders when recording stops and titles them ...
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Can Google Home access MP3 files on PC or Raspberry?

How do I get Google Home Mini to access Raspberry Pi or PC MP3 files on command? The YouTube subscription isn't what I'm looking for. I want to play music and movies from my own library. Can I get ...
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MP3 audio deep explore

I am looking for recommendations for software that will tell me the contents of an mp3 file. The problem I have is that I made a recording in which I had mutiple goes at a speech. I used Audacity to ...
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How to send an MP3 file via email [closed]

I am Odeta Rose from USA. I want to send an mp3 file to my friend via email. I tried to send it but it’s showing me an error message that my email couldn't be sent. How can I send my file? Can anyone ...
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Batch audio conversion to U-Law in Windows

I would like to be able to convert primarily mp3 files but ideally any audio file to a U-Law audio file by right-clicking the source file and having a "Convert to U-Law" context menu ideally. The ...
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Does converting 128kbps m4a to 128kbps mp3 mean anything?

So I have quite a bunch of these m4a files and I want to know if converting 128kbps m4a to mp3 will degrade it's quality in any way. For those who ask why I do it I have huge podcast library and it's ...
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Can MP3 contain AAC?

Can the container format MP3 contain an audio with a codec of ACC? I know that the MP3 container format can contain audio with a codec or MP3 (MP3 is a container and a codec); I thought that was the ...

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