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Mp3stat scans MP3 and Ogg files and generates a linear graph of bitrates per section of the file and a table of how many blocks in the file fall under a certain bitrate. It also lets you compare the effect (at least on bitrates) of using different decoders or codecs on the same file as well as seeing how different arguments on the same encoder affect bitrate. The batch file mode lets users compile data about their entire collection.


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GPLv2Janet Casey7 March 2002

Leaders and contributors

Ed Sweetman Maintainer

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Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite atk
Weak prerequisite glib 2.0
Required to use GTK+
Weak prerequisite For Ogg Vorbis support: libvorbis and libogg (; for the GTK2 UI: gtk+ 2.0
Weak prerequisite pango

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 October 2004.


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