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Re: how to select part of old mp3 and create new one




On Thu, 7 Feb 2019, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2019 12:45:45
> From: tomas@xxxxxxxxxx
> To: Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: how to select part of old mp3 and create new one
>
> On Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 12:30:48PM -0500, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > I wonder, would recoding the file put a proper header on any new file
> > created?  If not, do any tools exist capable of syntax checking an mp3
> > file with a missing header and then adding a proper header to that mp3
> > file?
>
> Depending on what you (or your software) considers to be a "header":
> If it's the ID3 stuff, then something like exiftool might do the
> trick. If you mean /strictly/ MP3 headers, then MP3 seems to be
> a multi-headed monster (each frame has a header [1], and I doubt any
> frame would really make sense without one)
>
> Cheers
>
> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mp3#File_structure
> -- t
>
I wonder what file (1) has to say about longwind's old mp3 file?  Is file
more capable than that package longwind used and got no header error?


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