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ID3 is a standard for encoding [[metadata]] into [[MP3]] files.
 
ID3 is a standard for encoding [[metadata]] into [[MP3]] files.
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== Header ==
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=== Version 1 ===
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ID3 version provides minimal information. The first 128 bytes of the file contain title, artist, album, year, genre and comment information. The [[header]] begins with the string "TAG".
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=== Version 2.xx ===
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ID3 Version 2+ is much more complicated than v1, and may contain a wide variety of information, including attached pictures, lyrics, encoding software, file owner and payment data. In practice, the most commonly used fields however tend only to list such information as album, artist and track details.
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The header may be placed anywhere in the file, being preceded by the string "ID3".
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
[http://www.id3.org ID3 Homepage]
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* [http://www.id3.org ID3 Standard Homepage]
[http://www.puremango.co.uk/cm_beta_code_116.php Beta PHP code to extract ID3 data]
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* [http://id3lib.sourceforge.net/ id3lib], a widely-used open source C/C++ ID3 implementation.
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* [http://www.vdheide.de/projects.html Java library MP3]
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* [http://search.cpan.org/dist/MP3-Info/ MP3::Info] (Perl)
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* [http://search.cpan.org/dist/MPEG-ID3v2Tag/ MPEG::ID3v2Tag] (Perl)
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* [http://getid3.sourceforge.net/ getID3() - The PHP media file parser]

Latest revision as of 21:42, 16 March 2007

ID3 is a standard for encoding metadata into MP3 files.

Header

Version 1

ID3 version provides minimal information. The first 128 bytes of the file contain title, artist, album, year, genre and comment information. The header begins with the string "TAG".

Version 2.xx

ID3 Version 2+ is much more complicated than v1, and may contain a wide variety of information, including attached pictures, lyrics, encoding software, file owner and payment data. In practice, the most commonly used fields however tend only to list such information as album, artist and track details.

The header may be placed anywhere in the file, being preceded by the string "ID3".


External Links