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Subject: Re: Fw: Creative Labs Zen Xtra

Re: Fw: Creative Labs Zen Xtra

From: Manuel Dejonghe <limbus_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-12-13

to complete with a few tools:
http://www.id3-tagit.de/english/ is able to retag mp3's if you got all
files of one album in one directory. I'll query freeDB to try to
recognize the tracks, then repair the id3-tags. It's a great tool for
big tagging-jobs as well.

winamp with his new media library has become a nice mass-tagger as
well. In standart-configuration, it tries to guess artist, trackname,
album name and so on as you add the files to the libary. later on,
you're fast to search in all ways around.

hope that helps, manuel

On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 12:52:56 +0000, DavÝ­ Geirsson <davidgeirs@gmail.com> wrote:
> As an aside, you might try some automated tagging tools. I once wrote
> a small perl script that guessed the correct tags from the filename,
> if there was no tag before (of course, I have no idea where that is
> anymore).
>
> Also, I've heard some nice stuff about MusicBrainz
> (http://www.musicbrainz.org), which can identify songs by
> fingerprinting and checking their database for matches. I think they
> have an automated tagger there somewhere as well.
>
> But really, any player crappy enough to require jumping through such
> hoops should be avoided. Maybe you could contact creative about
> getting some tech info for the rockbox people to port? Or, of course,
> you could just get a refund.
>
> --
> DavÝ­ Steinn Geirsson
> Reykjavik, Iceland
> davidgeirs@gmail.com
> +354 8696608
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