The mp3 format is a digital audio encoding format which is commonly used in the consumer market for storage and playback of digital music.

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How to use Ffmpeg to convert wma to mp3 recursively, importing from txt file?

I tried different options from forums, but most of them are out of date (ffmpeg tells me about it, like with -sameq option). Im trying to understand the docs, but I can't. I want to know how to ...
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Unable to play songs/videos from mounted android phone

I have successfully mounted my android(JB) phone with ubuntu 12.04 lts. Everything is fine, when i connect my phone to laptop a window appears with memory card and phone memory. I can copy/paste files ...
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problem with youtube to mp3 program

I find in web this adress https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/saucy/youtube-to-mp3/ and there show when program is free, but in ubuntu software center i have to buy it. why?
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How to play an mp3 (many tracks in one file) with cue file attatched to it

What player supports listening to long mp3 files with tracks information in a separate *.cue file? Tried DeadBeef v. 0.5.5, but no luck. It only supports lossless disc images like flac or avi, as far ...
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What application do the same what shazam or soundhound does on android?

What application do the same what shazam or soundhound does on android? Shazam for windows and MacOs, I don't like wine, plus it is commercial. You can verify about 2-5 songs and must pay to ...
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How to set the ID3 Year on an mp3?

I'm creating my own MP3s with an online service, and I'm setting the "Year" attribute in the ID3v tag, but I'm having trouble getting it to work with both Nautilis and Rhythmbox. In Nautilis, when I ...
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Can I lower soundcard quality?

This is from an artistic standpoint, not means of technological improvement. Is it possible to lower the sound quality that leaves my soundcard? To be more exact, can I make everything that leaves ...
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How to open two Banshee players at once

I want to play more .mp3 files at once, but Banshee/Rhythmbox players seems to allow only one file to be played at a time. I wanted to solve this by opening multiple Banshee players, but I can't get ...
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mp3 quality bad when running on virtualbox

Mp3 files do not sound good when I use mplayer in ubuntu 12.04. I am running ubuntu on a imac in virtualbox. The bigger mp3 files have a lower sound quality than the smaller mp3 files I listen to. ...
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Most appropriate setup to share music and playlists accross a network?

I have a home network with the following setup: A QNAP NAS (has a DAAP server) A server/media center with XBMC 2 laptops (Linux) 1 desktop (Linux) Android phone iPod For a couple of years I haven't ...
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How get banshee-extension-albumartwriter working?

In a previous question here: Tell Banshee to add covers inside MP3 tags someone told me about the banshee-extension-albumartwriter extension. I am very interested in this extension, but unfortunately ...
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MTP Won't Work With Newer Ubuntu

I have a Philips GoGear Vibe 4 GB, set to MTP mode, as it's always been. This works fine with older versions of Ubuntu and works fine with Windows, but doesn't work with newer versions of Ubuntu. ...
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Incorrect duration time in Audacious or any musical player when convert with ffmpeg or avconv

I have one strange problem which I can't figure out and it really drives me crazy. I was searching from a long time for this, but didn't find any adequate answers. It is about the time duration of ...
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banshee has its own id3 tags?

An mp3 player called "SanDisk Clip" will freeze if any song names have non-ascii characters (e.g. accented letters, like é á ó , etc.) I have some mp3 files in banshee that I would like to add to the ...
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Normalize volume of MPEG-4 AAC tunes purchased from iTunes?

I've been very satistied using a combination of Picard and QuodLibet to calcuate Replay Gain tag values for me MP3s. Anyone know how to do this with AAC songs? Edit: I usually use Rhythmbox and ...
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Spotify not playing local files

Spotify when ran using wine will not play local files (mp3's, wma's). When i open the Containing folder the files are present but when selected from the wine explorer it gives the error message: ...
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Sound converter on Ubuntu Gnome offers no option for converting audios to mp3

I often use sound converter to convert my audio files to mp3 and It works perfectly on Ubuntu Unity but when I move to Ubuntu Gnome there is no option for mp3 format. Sound converter does show how ...
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MP3 RIPOFF problems

I am using RIPOFF to rip CD's and convert the files to MP3. The problem is that it is putting the files into the HOME FOLDER, rather than the MUSIC folder. This is risky as I accidentally lost a whole ...
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How should I Change Permissions (Dirs & Files) recursively in an mp3 external hard drive?

this is not that simple as it sound, so please read carefully before answer (I really tried before writing this). So, the problem is the following. I have an external hard drive, NTFS of 2TB. It is ...
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Is it possible to download shared (via UbuntuOne) mp3 files?

When I've tried to share audio files (mp3) using the filelink in Thunderbird, the recipients are only able to listen to the files but not download or otherwise save them. How can audio files be ...
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Why won't Rhythmbox work?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and found out that Rhythmbox won't work-- it keeps saying that it requires plugins but everytime I lookup mp3 plugins it appears that the ones that are all needed are ...
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I want to play mp3 in rythmbox but it says python v2 plugins requires mpeg-1 layer mp3 decoder but i dont have internet on that computer,

Because i use internet from usb device which supports only on windows, and when I downloaded offline files from packages.ubuntu.com and linuxappsfinder.com and tried to install them in ubuntu, i just ...
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Missing MP3 disc burner on Ubuntu/Linux

Every thread I went to told me, to burn MP3 disc I have to select data disc in Brasero or in other burning app. This is not true, I have wasted my CD ten times just to burning a working MP3 disc. It ...
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Is Rhythmbox constantly downloading MP3 files while playing them?

I observed a strange phenomenon with my Rhythmbox: it seems that Rhythmbox is constantly downloading a MP3 file while playing it. My setup My home server (hostname nas) which host the MP3 files uses ...
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Converting m4a to mp3 using sound converter on Network Attached Storage

I am trying to convert m4a files to mp3 for uploading to an mp3 player that doesn't support m4a. All my music is stored on a Buffalo Network Attached Storage (NAS) and I am using Soundconverter. ...
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What extra packages are needed by Amarok to transcode to MP3?

I'm using Amarok 2.6.0, on KDE version 4.9.3, on Kubuntu 12.04. I would like to be able to copy my music onto my MP3 player (in this case, my iPhone 3), but to transcode the tracks as I copy them ...
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How to install MPEG-1 Layer 3(MP3) ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I dont't want to install any different software to play audio and video(want to use default player only). also i dont want to install any separate software to configure my plug ins for me. I need to ...
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Export Rhythmbox ratings and play counts to ID3 tags

Is there a way to export Rhythmbox ratings to id3 tags, or migrate them in some other way? Maybe some EasyTag or Puddletag reads Rhythmbox config files? Or is there a utility to do migration? ...
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mp3 playback crackles/pops and sometimes squelches in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

Same issue in Banshee, Rhythmbox, VLC, and even some (but not all) videos from YouTube, etc. in Chromium. It seems to be strongly related to how many other things are happening on my computer - the ...
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toc2mp3 - Converting toc-files to mp3 using cdrdao

I have created some toc-files in the past using cdrdao and I wanted to convert them to mp3. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't come with toc2mp3 so I tried to download the source and compile it ...
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Rhythmbox won't play certain mp3's on a mounted windows partition

I just did a fresh installation to Ubuntu 14.10, and Rhythmbox works fine with files in the home directory. But when i try to play or import some mp3's from a windows partition, it simply refuses. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Missing seconds reading MP3 files

I'm having toublez reading MP3 files. Those files are listened OK witn others devices (Win, Car reader, MP3 readers..). But, when I'm using Amarok, Listen, Rhythm, some seconds during playing are ...
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How select a custom folder hierarchy when extracting MP3s in Rhythmbox?

I like to organize my music in folders named: AlbumArtist/Year - AlbumName/TrackNum - TrackName.mp3 Unfortunately in Rhythmbox Preferences → Music tab it is not possible to do it. There is less ...
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transfering mp3s from Ubuntu to cellphone

I tried to copy some mp3 files from my songs folder in Ubuntu 14.04LTS Trusty Tahr to my cellphone through USB port, but it keeps displaying the error message: Can't be copied. Location can't be ...
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Ubuntu 14 mounts MP3 player as flash drive

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12 to 14, my GPX player mounts as a flash drive, and I can't use Rhythmbox to copy files. I tried mtp-detect and I got "MTPZ disabled" and "No raw devices found." I can ...
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Audio duration in Dolphin

Dolphin 4.13.3 under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS fails to show any details under the "Duration" column of the "Details" View Mode for an audio mp3 file, which can be played by the system. Additionally, no ...
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Can't mount Cowon i10

Does anyone know how to make Ubuntu (14.04) read a Cowon i10 mp3 player? After a search, I found a similar question, and the answer was to change the settings in the mp3 player to USB "MTP" I did ...
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JavaFX mp3 playback Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to play mp3 file in java program using javafx. I installed dependencies libavcodec53 and libavformat53 mentioned here. I used following code public void play(String path_to_song){ ...
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what is the effect on an MP3 player used for install of Ubuntu?

When an .iso or .img file is copied with dd, what effect does that have on the USB stick? In this case, it's a 2GB mp3 player which, while not expensive to replace, I would like to use again for ...
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MP3 Not recognized anymore on Ubuntu 14.04

I formatted my DGM DA140 MP3 player with MBR/DOS with zeros (The slow one). Now I can see it or put anything thing on it but it does come up under disks. Device: /dev/sdb Contents: Unknown Any help? ...
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Mp3 device not recognize as UMS but as MTP?

With Ubuntu 12.04 my mp3 device (which is compatible with both UMS and MTP) was manage as UMS. But now with 14.04, I can't find a way to use as before (as UMS). The only way (which not a solution) is ...
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Transcoder Audio Edition

Has anyone tried the Transcoder Audio Edition written by Arman Poghosyan? I found it while searching for software that converts WAV files to mp3, but since it is not in the Software Center, there is ...
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Problem with MP3s converted in Sound COnverter to GoGear Aria 8G losing artist & album tags

I have Ubuntu 12.04.4 and a Phillips GoGear Aria 8G. If I download an MP3 from Amazon, NoiseTrade, or an artist's website, I can just plug in my player via USB and drag the files over with no problem. ...
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running mp3 file by vlc problem

I have a mp3 file which when I run that in terminal by vlc myprogram.mp3. I saw these errors > [0xb4e07958] access_http access error: error: HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden [0xb4e07958] access_http access ...
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Poor Soundquality of the MP3 playback of Rhythmbox compared to vlc

I have a mysterious audiophile sound problem: The playback quality of mp3 files in Rhythmbox is worse than the quality produced of vlc playing the exact same file on the exact same system. The poorer ...