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Subject: Re: Replaygain: Creating tags the easy way

Re: Replaygain: Creating tags the easy way

From: Sander Sweers <>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 14:42:32 +0200

On Sun, 2006-05-21 at 12:54 +0200, john wrote:
> Hi!



> For linux there seems only to exist mp3gain, but this does not write
> album and track gain tags, but changes the mp3 frame gain. Thats
> definetly not what a lucky rockbox users wants.

No, it uses APEv2 tags for that, the stream itself is untouched afaik.

> Then I did some calculations: How much effort to change mp3gain, so it
> does write the neccessary tags? It already provides an option for
> track or album gain, but obviously can only apply album or track gain,
> as only replaygain tags give you the possibility for both in the same
> file.
> How much effort for getting foobar2000 to work, including total costs
> of ownership?

Foobar also uses APE tags for this but with an ordinairy ID3 reader they
wont show up.


> Thanks for your answers, have a nice day,
> John
Received on 2006-05-21

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