Questions tagged [mp3]

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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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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MP3 Player Mounted but “No Medium” on Disks

recently bought an MP3 player from eBay. When I plug it in my computer (running Ubuntu) it makes the 'drive connected' clicking sound and when I go to disks I can see the drive but under volumes it ...
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Mp3 support? Offline?

Is there anyway for Ubuntu, or any Linux flavor/distro, that natively supports it? I installed a clean copy of Ubuntu and only a few songs of my 100,000+ music library was imported. (to Rhythmbox). My ...
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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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Force Rhythmbox skip re-encoding mp3 files on sync

Found that Rhythmbox 3.4.2 sync is slow and the CPU load is about 40% on its process. Also it deletes some files from SD card before sync then puts it back again. Looks like it re-encodes tracks to ...
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mpv, shortcut for start / stop save mp3 when radio stream is playing

Issue Is possible store output to mp3 when radio stream is playing in mpv? No on startup, but use some shortcut when radio is playing already, for start / stop saving. Best solution, name of file ...
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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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How to make a random m3u playlist from all files in subfolders?

I want to create a random playlist for my entire music collection of 90,000 tracks. - i.e.generate a single m3u playlist containing every mp3 in every subfolder of my music folder, and present the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 volume normalization

Is there a volume normalization program I can use that is simple to install/use and can make all/most of my mp3s pay at the same volume? I have Ubuntu 18.04 on my computer.
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How to add album art to multiple tracks with Rythmbox?

I wanted to add a cover art for a mp3 album I have on my laptop. I do use Rythmbox, but I'm unable to add a cover art for multiple mp3 files of the same album and I have to do it one by one. What ...
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Deadbeef player doesn't access my storage hdd [duplicate]

I've installed both deadbeef and foobar2000 and neither one lists my storage HDD other than the main OS SSD. Rhythmbox lists all HDDs and I can drag & drop music files with QMMP. And I'm trying ...
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Newbie with iPod music problem

Apple began to suck worse than normal. Around 13.10 began a series of failures. I saved some music on my iPhone. I need to move about 30 songs from the iPhone to my Ubuntu 16.04. How do I move music ...
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Reduce the file size of multiple .mp3s of voice recordings via command line at once

Problem: I have some mp3 files that take up way too much space. These mp3 files happen to be voice recordings, so they can be reduced in file size without a noticeable loss in quality. Specific ...
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mp3splt filenames list in command [duplicate]

for a command like mp3splt, how to loop through filenames, e.g. "Audio File1.mp3", "Audio File2.mp3" ... up to "Audio File100.mp3" on the terminal command line? (To split "Audio Files1.mp3" to "Audio ...
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How to change bitrate and other mp3 settings for export in Dolphin

I am using Dolphins built-in audio-cd to mp3 (apart from others) converter. After installing lame (frontend) Dolphin did show the mp3, and the conversion works fine, but it is always 128kb with very ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - how to play a sound from script run from webservice, in background

I am a developper, and have configured a server on ubuntu 16.04, running web services. Those web services are calling some script file locally the script is doing some task, and should play a sound ...
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How to transcode FLAC to mp3 on the fly

I am using minidlna / ReadyMedia-Server to stream my music files in my network. Unfortunately one of my players is unable to read FLAC files, so I am looking into a solution on how to transcode all ...
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Manage music from cloud to small mp3 player via ubuntu

Two goals I wish to accomplish with a small-ish mp3 player (~8GB): (1) Store music files (~80GB) in Dropbox only to free space in my laptop's HD. Is it possible to keep an up-to-date index of cloud ...
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Concatenate mp3 files via CLI “the right way”

I am looking for a simple, clean, robust solution to concatenate mp3 files. I am aware of mp3wrap, but its concatenation seems oriented for a different job: easily splitting afterwards. That means ...
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How to batch edit mp3 tag properties ubuntu?

I already installed Easytag on my Ubuntu but It's not good for editing multiple files. I want to change mp3 property information on multiple files. Does anyone know how to batch edit multiple mp3 ...
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Install lame 3.100 under Xenial Xerus 16.04LTS?

For the first time in 7 years I see that there is a new, major release for the lame mp3 encoder, with lame 3.100 coming out on October 13th 2017. There is an impressive list of bugfixes which I would ...
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Where can I get tag data for MP3s?

I have a large number of MP3 music tracks without MP3 tags. I would like to add the tag data. I understand the mechanics of using the various GUI tag editors as well as how to use ID3V2, but my ...
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I'm using LAME to convert .wav files to .mp3 how I can append the passed arguments in terminal to output .mp3 name?

My LAME command presently is : lame -b 128 -m j -h -V 1 -B 256 -F *.wav file.mp3 What I want would be : in file : file.mp3 out file : file_-b_128_-m_j_-h_-V_1_-B_256_-F.mp3 Also I will be ...
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Recording script using parec records fine in the foreground, but records silence when launched from crontab

I have a script that uses pactl and parec to record audio from a browser that is streaming a radio station. Sox is then used to compress the captured audio to mp3. It records fine when run in the ...
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Rhythmbox: How to normalize song volumes?

When putting songs on a mp3 player with Rhythmbox it's not very convenient to have different volumes for songs. Is there a solution which automatically sets same volumes (I have seen this in other ...
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Read .mp3 files from an USB stick, is it possible?

Is it possible to configure an USB stick (or a external disk) to access/use the hardware of my computer, which I know works, but can't be accessed/used by Ubuntu, to obtain an audio output up from the ...
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No mp3 thumbnail (album art cover) when using ffmpegthumbnailer, in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04

I use Nemo as my default file browser and I want to use ffmpegthumbnailer to generate thumbnails. So I installed ffmpegthumbnailer and edited the totem.thumbnailer file in /usr/share/thumbnailers and ...
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youtube-dl mp3 download error [duplicate]

it has been a while I used ubuntu for my daily driver because of me needing VST files in music production, recently picked up this thinkpad. Anyways, whenever I try to download something from youtube ...
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extract a segment from some mp3 file

I need a simple (preferably command line based) tool to extract a segment from some existing mp3 file. audacity is much too complex for me. Ideally, I would like a command like extract-mp3-segment -...
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How to crop / edit mp3 files [duplicate]

I have mp3 file but while recording mp3 file they give 10 secs of blank and we need to crop this blank from mp3 file any suggestion for editing or cropping mp3 files or any commandline ? thanks
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Is there a way to download a video's audio in mp3 using flashgot without using a youtube-to-mp3 converter?

Now, I know that there are tons of questions about this topic but not quite this one as it specifically asks about flashgot. The unique trait of flashgot is that it works with every website (not like ...

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