Standard Tag field list

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Lunchbox16
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Standard Tag field list

Post by Lunchbox16 » Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:42 pm

Is there a list of Standard Tag field names anywhere? Perhaps something that could be included with Tag's documentation or put in the preferences pane somewhere? I know it's easy to create custom Tag fields in the advanced section, but the trick, as I see it, is making sure any custom tags are in a format that they will be recognized by other programs when they are used in media players or transcoded into another format.

Thoughts? Suggestions?

P.S. Have you considered accepting donations for your developing software?

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Re: Standard Tag field list

Post by sbooth » Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:10 am

The problem with Vorbis comments is that there is no official specification- only recommendations and best practices. The official list of proposed fields is http://xiph.org/vorbis/doc/v-comment.html

There is a bit more info at http://wiki.xiph.org/index.php/VorbisComment and http://reallylongword.org/vorbiscomment/ has some proposed field names.

I guess it boils down to what your player supports!

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