ape to apple lossless - with tags?

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ape to apple lossless - with tags?

Post by dknightd » Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:29 pm

Is it possible to convert from ape to ale and retain tags?
Near as I can tell the file gets converted fine, but all tags get lost.
I'd be happy with just name, artist, album, year.
Anything else would be a nice bonus.

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Post by sbooth » Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:14 am

The tags should make it through the conversion. Do you see metadata when you drag APE files into the File Conversion window?

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Post by dknightd » Fri Jun 08, 2007 2:49 am

No. The metadata never shows up. Maybe the file does not have any afterall???

I'll try a few experiments and see if I can narrow it down.

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Post by sbooth » Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:33 am

You can try opening the file in question with Tag to see what metadata it contains.

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Post by sapnho » Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:05 am

The tags convert fine but not the cover art. It is not detected in when dragging the file onto the conversion window although the cover art is internal. Is there a solution to this?

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Post by sbooth » Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:16 pm

sapnho wrote:The tags convert fine but not the cover art. It is not detected in when dragging the file onto the conversion window although the cover art is internal. Is there a solution to this?
I haven't run into APE files with embedded cover art. Can you send me a sample file to take a look at?

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Post by sapnho » Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:42 pm

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