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Subject: RE: ID3 database browsing

RE: ID3 database browsing

From: VanBaren, Gerald (AGRE) <"VanBaren,>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 06:17:57 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Linus
> Nielsen Feltzing
> Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 1:03 AM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: ID3 database browsing
> BlueChip wrote:
> > I quote the mail to which mine was a reply:
> > "The apple ipod database format is very well documented.
> Why not use
> > that? Then people who use itunes can also benefit from
> this... -eric"
> I tried googling for the database format documentation. The closest
> thing I could find was:
> A search on gave me nothing.
> Does anyone know where the open specification can be found?
> Linus

Hi Linus,

Linux Journel had an article on the iTunesDB format in Issue 104
"Learning the iTunesDB File Format"
The database isn't an open standard. The article describes reverse
engineering the format.


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