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Manual Reference Pages  -  FILENAMETOID3 (1)

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NAME

filenametoid3 - set id3 metadata from filename

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

<B>filenametoid3B> [-v] [-q] [-d] [-1] [-2] [-a] [-t] [-g] [-e] [-w] [-N] [-A] [-L] [-T] [-h] [file.mp3...]

DESCRIPTION

filenametoid3 parses given mp3 filenames and sets the id3 (v1 and v2) metadata.

If none of the <B>-NB>/<B>-AB>/<B>-LB>/<B>-TB> options are set, it defaults to updating all data.

For details on how to configure your style of filenames by configuring .mp3archiverc, see MP3::Archive::Config(3).

OPTIONS

<B>-vB> Verbose.
<B>-qB> Quiet (no output). This is the default.
<B>-dB> Dry run (just show what would be done).
<B>-1B> Write ID3V1 tag only
<B>-2B> Write ID3V2 tag only
<B>-aB> Treat files as album tracks.
<B>-tB> Treat files as non-album tracks.
<B>-gB> Guess whether to treat files as album tracks or not, based on the current directory of the file.
<B>-eB> Only set tags if they are empty, just whitespace, or not present.
<B>-wB> Wipe existing id3 tags.
<B>-NB> Only update the id3 tracknumber tags.
<B>-AB> Only update the id3 artist tags.
<B>-LB> Only update the id3 album tags.
<B>-TB> Only update the id3 track (song title) tags.
<B>-hB> Show a short help message.

BUGS

None known. Please report any found to ianb@nessie.mcc.ac.uk

SEE ALSO

id3tofilename(1), MP3::Archive(3), MP3::Archive::Config(3), mp3-archive-tools(1), mp3lint(1)

AUTHOR

Ian Beckwith <ianb@nessie.mcc.ac.uk>

AVAILABILITY

filenametoid3 is part of the mp3-archive-tools package.

The latest version can be found at:

http://nessie.mcc.ac.uk/~ianb/projects/mp3-archive-tools/

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2003 Ian Beckwith <ianb@nessie.mcc.ac.uk>

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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