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Replay Gain and Tags

Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:02 pm
by Lunchbox16
Stephen,
I don't know if this is within the purview of Tag, but it would be a handy feature for one of your applications - the ability to determine the ReplayGain information for FLACs one already has. Basically, if wanted to go through my FLAC archive and add replay gain information without re-ripping everything. A google search turned up the following webpage, which might help with this question, but seeing that I know nothing about programming, I can't say for sure:

http://soapyfrogs.blogspot.com/2010/04/ ... -play.html

Re: Replay Gain and Tags

Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:12 am
by sbooth
You can do this currently with the command line tool metaflac. Rip obviously does this when ripping, but I haven't written a tool to do this since metaflac is part of the official FLAC tools.

Re: Replay Gain and Tags

Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:10 pm
by Lunchbox16
Good to know. Looks like I'm teaching myself metaflac command line stuff today.
Thanks!


*UPDATE*
Apparently command line stuff is not as straight forward as I thought it was. While the commands make sense, I cannot for the life of me figure out how to actually run the metaflac program. Any help would be appreciated.