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Subject: Re: Bad Recorded MP3s - may not be (solely) a DAC issue

Re: Bad Recorded MP3s - may not be (solely) a DAC issue

From: Frederic Devernay <>
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 21:52:22 +0100

Magnus Holmgren a écrit :
> Btw, just curious, but is the offset parameter only there to support the
> (IMNSHO brain-dead) case of having an ID3v1 tag after the APE tag?

That's the recommended way to tag mp3 with APEv2, to keep backward
compatibility with older software not supporting APEv2, *and* because
APEv2 without id3v1 may give strange behaviors with software that read
id3v1 first (see
It's not advised to use both APEv2 and id3v2, since very few softwares
will keep them in sync.

Received on 2005-11-07

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