sndfile-metadata-get man page

sndfile-metadata-get, sndfile-metadata-set — get or set metadata in a sound file

Synopsis

sndfile-metadata-get [options] file

sndfile-metadata-set [options] file

sndfile-metadata-set [options] input output

Description

sndfile-metadata-get displays bext and string metadata stored in an audio file. The following options specify what to print.

--all

all metadata

--bext-description

description

--bext-originator

originator info

--bext-orig-ref

originator reference

--bext-umid

Unique Material Identifier

--bext-orig-date

origination date

--bext-orig-time

origination time

--bext-coding-hist

coding history

--str-title

title

--str-copyright

copyright

--str-artist

artist

--str-comment

comment

--str-date

creation date

--str-album

album

--str-license

license

sndfile-metadata-set sets bext and string metadata in an audio file if the format supports it. If the file does not contain a BEXT chunk to be modified, the second synopsis must be used, where another output file capable of storing the metadata is created. This file is overwritten if it already exists. The following options take an argument specifying the metadata:

--bext-description

description

--bext-originator

originator

--bext-orig-ref

originator reference

--bext-umid

Unique Material Identifier

--bext-orig-date

origination date

--bext-orig-time

origination time

--bext-coding-hist

coding history

--bext-time-raf

time reference

--str-comment

comment

--str-title

title

--str-copyright

copyright

--str-artist

artist

--str-date

date

--str-album

album

--str-license

license

The following options take no argument:

--bext-auto-time-date

Set the BEXT time and date to current.

--bext-auto-time

Set the BEXT time to current.

--bext-auto-date

Set the BEXT date to current.

--str-auto-date

Set the string date to current.

Exit Status

The sndfile-metadata-get utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

See Also

http://www.mega-nerd.com/libsndfile/ http://tech.ebu.ch/docs/tech/tech3285.pdf

Authors

Erik de Castro Lopo <erikd@mega-nerd.com>

Referenced By

sndfile-metadata-set(1) is an alias of sndfile-metadata-get(1).

November 2, 2014