[PD] get data from mp3 files

José Rafael Subía Valdez jsubiavaldez at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 21:12:27 CEST 2015

You can run that command with the shell object from extended.. can't you?

On Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 7:21 PM, João Pais <jmmmpais at gmail.com> wrote:

> I couldn't find an answer for this, so I doubt there is one: I have 100s
>>> of mp3 files, from which I needed to extract data - namely name, and
>>> duration.
>> Would that be file name, or artist name?
> yes, file name. although as a general idea it's interesting to get any
> field of the metadata.
>  As I can tell, there isn't any object that does this, e.g. like
>>> [ext13/wavinfo] (hopefully I'm wrong).
>>> Does anyone has an elegant solution for this?
>> On Linux I'd simply run the sox or soxi command from the command line:
>> soxi *.mp3
>> and save its output to a textfile.
>> Afaik sox is available for Windows as well, perhaps take a look at
>> http://sox.sourceforge.net/SoX
> yes, I imagine there is no other choice with current pd objects. which is
> a pity, as mp3 support is far from ideal.
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