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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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id3v2 reports "No ID3 tag" on MP3 file but VLC shows tags on same file

On my NAS I have a lot of MP3 files ripped from audio CDs I own and tagged with EasyTAG. The tags show just fine when playing the files in VLC. EasyTAG also shows them correctly when opening the files ...
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How to move all directories containing e.g. mp3 into another directory?

I have plenty of directories containing MP3 files on my computer (Ubuntu 22.04), e.g. in my /home , /data , on some partitions, etc. I would like to regroup/consolidate them by moving all these ...
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Why does Nautilus take longer to display MP3 thumbnails as opposed to other file types?

I'm on 22.04 with Cinnamon but I have noticed this for a long time indeed with 20.04 and 18.04. When I open Files (Nautilus) and navigate to a directory that contains MP3 files, the thumbnails take ...
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How can I create bookmarks in an mp3 file?

Is there a software application that allows me to bookmark a timestamp with some tag in the play of an mp3 file? For example, I want to bookmark places in an audio book, corresponding to the bookmarks/...
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How to batch change a file extention

I have a bunch of mp3 files that I would like to change the extension of into m4bs, in the terminal for audiobooks. I want to convert/change the name of each indivicual mp3. I am pretty sure I can ...
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How can I delete non-mp3 files recursively using fish shell?

The tree list is like this: /Music |--- folder1 |--- folder2 |--- folder3 | |---- folder3.1 | |---- folder3.2 | \---- folder3.3 |--- folder4 I had tried the command rm | ls -R | grep -v &...
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mp3splt bsed on time and silence

How can I split an mp3 into 3 min chunks with the closest silence place/mark. mp3splt -t 3.0 -a -p th=-50,min=1,rm audobook.mp3 I tried the above but still mp3splt split the mp3 file into 3-min ...
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Rip CD to mp3 using Rhythmbox

I would like to rip CDs to MP3. I looked at some pages on the internet on how to do that and they recommended tools like "sound juicer", but since I currently use Rhythmbox as my main music ...
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How can I move files in mp3 subdirectories to the parent directory and eliminate mp3/flac subdirectories?

My music collection contains 'Artist Name' folders, many of which contain subfolders with an 'Album Name'. If there are no 'Album Name' folders in the 'Artist Name' folder, then that folder contains ....
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Which MP3 replay gain package?

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04, and I want to normalise a lot of MP3 files recursively (i.e. including all subfolders from a main folder); the new replay level should be applicable across the entire collection, ...
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RipperX 2.80 on 20.04 not creating output files

installed RipperX 2.80 on Ubuntu 20.04 for ripping CDs to MP3. No problems with installation. Runs OK, but I must be missing a configuration switch somewhere. It happily picks up the media detail from ...
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How can I remove DRM from an audible audiobook (aax)?

I hope I do not ask anything that is illegal. I have purchased an audiobook and audible offers to download the corresponding file, which is an aax file. As far as I understood one can somehow extract ...
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Can I make mp3's in one map one icon and in another map another icon

What I want to do is give the mp3's the icon of the picture of the cd they are on. Example the mp3's in music/Meat Loaf/Bat out of Hell have the albumcover as icon and music/Queen/Greatest Hits have ...
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Sandisk Clip support plus player not recognized

I bought an brand new MP3 player en XUbuntu 18.04 and Xubuntu 20.04 does not mount. When I plugged in the player. Only when I plugged in before to start the computer/laptop it appears on the desktop. ...
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K3b CD ripping - can't change LAME settings

I'm trying to rip a CD to mp3 with VBR setting V0. In an earlier version of K3b, you could configure the LAME command string. But in version 19.12.3, that has been replaced with a screen in the LAME ...
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want to play audio files wav or mp3 with sudo

The problem persists only when using sudo. for example if I'm using nvlc <some.mp3> its working fine. If I use sudo nvlc <some.mp3> I can see the gui as processing but can't hear the sound ...
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How to remove last 4 seconds of MP3 file?

I have a set of MP3 files that I would like to remove the last 4 seconds. I know that if I know the time duration of each file I can do: ffmpeg -t ${1} -i inputfilename -acodec copy -vcodec copy ...
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Save the output of darkice or icecast2 stream to file (mp3)?

I successfully set up a icecast2 server with darkice (ubuntu server 20.04.1 LTS (focal)) on a raspberrypi) to stream audio inside of my network. I now would like to be able to go back and listen to ...
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Batch Rename DIrectory Using Pattern Matches

I would like to change this directory structure to the one following it. Although another directory batch rename question exists, this one is quite different. l '001. Aretha Franklin - Respect.mp3'* '...
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Looking for a music player that saves the added/removed songs from the playlist immediately and directly to the playlist file(m3u8)

I've enjoyed various music players through Ubuntu. From Clementine, Rhythmbox, cantata, Elisa, Rollypop, DeaDBeef... there are many useful, gorgeous, powerful and even light-weighted music players. ...
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Download all linked mp3 files from a website using the terminal

I'm trying to download all the mp3 files from this URL using wget, but haven't had much luck. I've tried this wget command wget -c -A '*.mp3' -r -l 1 -nd [URL] and I've tried a few other things with ...
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What tool to use to cut audio at specific times via cli interactively?

I have the following situation: I want to cut a large mp3 file into a bunch of smaller ones. But since this is a long mp3 file (really long), I want to listen to it and press something like the space ...
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Play a mp3 file using python

I have this code called CountDown Program. What my program does is: Count down from 60. Play a sound file (alarm.wav) when the countdown reaches zero. This means the code needs to do the following: ...
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Rewind problem after convert *.mp3 to *.aac

I need to prepare audio files in MP3 format for sending via WhatsApp to Android and iOS devices with the ability to pause and mainly rewind. To do this, I use the ffmpeg utility on my notebook with ...
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How to download playlist from Youtube?

I need to download a Youtube playlist as mp3 audio. What is the most convenient way to do this on Ubuntu? I tried: youtube-dl --ignore-errors --format bestaudio --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 --...
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How to split an mp3 file by detecting silent parts?

I have a big mp3 file including more songs. Is there any way to split the file by detecting silent parts? I would prefer a command line tool (e.g. ffmpeg). Tried: youtube-dl --ignore-errors --format ...
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opening a mp3 song opens in video instead of rythmbox

Any time that I try to pen a mp3 music file, it opens in video instead of rhythmbox. is there someone that knows how to do that the music player is the program to be used? using the latest version of ...
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How to convert all mp3 audio in a folder to 8d or 9d audio in ubuntu terminal

In ubuntu terminal, is there any command to make all mp3 in a folder to 8d or 9d audio. Something like ffmpeg or other? According to mashable, 8D audio is essentially an effect applied to a stereo ...
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mp3 support on Xubuntu 20.04 / guaydeque

I just installed Xubuntu 20.04, and am currently working to get mp3/flac-support going. First, I did install various players to try the look & feel (Clementine, Rhythmbox, QuodLibet ...) & ...
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Removing characters (digits) after the first dash (-) from the end of a fileName

I have thousands of .mp3 files that have recently been required and were appended with a dash - and a series of various amounts of numbers. I would like to remove the last dash and the numbers to ...
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Cmus can’t see mp3 files

I’m running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and i3-gaps on an old MacBook Pro. I’ve been trying to get Cmus working for a little while, I have moved one of my mp3 files to my downloads to try and get it playing. It ...
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plugin audio/x-gst-fourcc-mp3 decoder

i am trying to convert VOB to YOUTUBEHD file on VLC player, the conversion is going without problems but the result is this message: Videos requires to install plugins to play media files of the ...
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ffmpeg png + mp3 = mp4, howto make all image in a folder + random mp3 file to mp4 video with name file mp4 is name of png file?

i have a folder with 10 file png and 5 file mp3, i want use ffmpeg convert png+mp3=mp4, random 5 file mp3 for 10 file png, name of file mp4 finish is name of file png. how to do it, please help!
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How can I select mp3 files by album?

Sorry, I'm a little newer to Ubuntu. I want to use the terminal to delete a large number of mp3 files, but only the ones in a certain album while leaving files in other albums untouched. I have too ...
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Packet is too small ffmpeg converting wav to mp3

I continue to get this error when trying to convert a wav file to mp3 using ffmpeg. This is the command i'm running ffmpeg -i 11_22_40AM.wav -acodec mp3 11_22_40AM.mp3 And this is the error [...
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How to convert .m4a audio files to .mp3 use command line?

How to convert .m4a audio files to .mp3 command line? (with no deterioration in quality, if possible). Ubuntu 16.04LTS media info: General Complete name : show.m4a Format ...
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Puddletag format value formating all selected fields

I am a regular user of Puddletag and I recently tried to write an action to format a .mp3 files track tag to add a leading 0 to single digit value. I did this by setting the action to use the format ...
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MP3 changes to binary file when copied to external drive

Small issue but curious. I have one mp3 file that changes type to binary when I copy it. If I force it to open with an mp3 player it will play but if I double click it to play it won't play - it ...
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How to convert audio and change its quality bitrate?

I want to convert mp3/wav audio file into wav format with a specific bitrate quality of 16bit or any if possible. How can I convert this file as well as change its quality bitrate in ubuntu linux 18....
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No menu or setup for Sound Juicer

I have installed Sound juicer on my 19.10 only laptop and via the Ubuntu Software Installer and via Synaptic. In both cases there is no setup menu at all. It is not in the topbar as you can see from ...
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Automated Ripping Machine (ARM) - ripping to flac, not ripping to mp3

So I configured ARM and it was working correctly for flac files. However when I set it up for mp3 (I am doing it for someone else end they prefer mp3) it is not working. As for the logs: [2019-11-...
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Translate book-length text to mp3 audio

I have a 70 chapter book that I need to have read aloud to me. My sight is failing after 45 years. I need book.txt translated to book.mp3.
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Lubuntu 18.04: remove all mp3 tags, rename to x0001, x0002, etc

I often play audiobooks from a car's MP3 player. Unfortunately, the system seems to misread the "tags" of the mp3 files, so I've been manually removing them with Picard. It's a multistep process and ...
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Problem with mp3 tags using youtube-dl and id3v2

In short: I ran: sudo apt install youtube-dl ffmpeg id3v2 -y echo "youtube-dl version:" youtube-dl --version echo "id3v2 version:" id3v2 --version youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 "https:...
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abcde numbering multi-disc tracks incorrectly

When ripping a multi-disc audiobook set, my tracks are not getting numbered as expected (based on how it's worked for me with dozens of audiobooks in the past) If somebody knows why I'm getting ...
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lossless cutting of AAC sound file

I have a longer duration AAC sound file that I want to split. It is an OST (Original Sound Tracks) compilation containing mostly voiceless / without singing soundtrack music, but also some songs with ...
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Merging many MP3 files via command line on Ubuntu

I am looking for a program that can merge many MP3 files via command line on Ubuntu (e.g., as soon I have a folder containing many MP3 files and I want to merge them into a single MP3 file). mp3wrap ...
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Rhythmbox - rating from mp3 file

The metadata in an mp3 file can contain the rating set by the user. A music player like Clementine can access and store the rating within the mp3 file. How can I get Rhythmbox to read (and preferably ...
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Is there software that can write song music?

I'm looking for software (Ubuntu) to which I could input some song mp3 file and which would display the notes of the song, (like dots on a music sheet, not like the wavy lines of Audacity). I would ...
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How to burn multiple mp3 tracks to a series of plain audio CDs

The default Brasero application, as far as I can tell, does nothing at all when asked to burn lots of mp3 tracks to more than one CDR. I know about the permission issues with some of its supporting ...
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