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MP3 renaming program

'mp3cddb' pretends that a directory is a physical CD, calculates an ID based off that, and does a FreeDB lookup on it. Based on the information it gets, you can then pick the correct CD, edit the information, set the ID3 tags, and rename the files as you wish. There are numerous similar programs, but 'mp3cddb' has a quick and clean command-line based interface and is quite configurable. It supports gathering information from automatically calculated FreeDB DiscID, manually specified FreeDB DiscID, and ID3 tags of mp3s, ID3v1 and ID3v2 writing, manual input to blank template, and has ReadLine support for full text editing with history. It also includes a simple but powerful regular-expression based renaming engine.



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Janet Casey

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29 September 2004

Leaders and contributors

Peter Nelson Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Required to useMP3_Info
Required to useTerm_ReadLine_Perl *or* Term_ReadLine_Gnu
Required to useCDDB
Required to useMP3_Tag


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