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Help me edit the metadata in my music files

Can you recommend a good sound-file metadata editor for OS X? [more inside]
posted by TheDonF on Dec 23, 2012 - 8 answers

Getting AACs in bulk to become MP3s to better be played with SDs.

What's the best - and ideally free - way to get a LOT of AAC's onto a memory card that will play in my car? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Feb 24, 2012 - 9 answers

Want to free up some space, don't want to delete non-duplicates.

Two folders with almost identical contents. How to either delete duplicates or move not-duplicates. On OS X, happy to use terminal. [more inside]
posted by djgh on Jan 9, 2011 - 12 answers

iAm so smrt

Is there a way to use the Genius feature on my 80 GB Ipod Classic? [more inside]
posted by vernondalhart on Jun 29, 2009 - 12 answers

What's that web site?

I'm not sure if it was ever linked on Metafilter, but I remember running across a web site where bands could set up online streaming and downloading of their music, with multiple audio formats and multiple pricing options. There were also various visualizers built into the music players. Hive mind, who can help me track down the URL I've lost? It was a relatively recent find in my travels on the internets—possibly late 2008.
posted by emelenjr on Feb 19, 2009 - 3 answers

Help me organize my iTunes library!

What's the best way to organize and re-tag my enormous MP3 library? (iTunes, Mac 10.5, 20k+ songs) [more inside]
posted by cosmic osmo on Jun 15, 2008 - 21 answers

ItunesFilter: Help me manage myout of control library file.

ItunesFilter: I have too much music! Help me manage my XML iTunes library! [more inside]
posted by damiano99 on Sep 12, 2007 - 16 answers

Double Library Trouble

Can anyobdy help with automatically converting MP3's to AAC's in iTunes WITHOUT duplicating the file? [more inside]
posted by mjlondon on Jan 27, 2007 - 21 answers

Converting AAC to MP3

How can I convert AAC sound files to MP3 files? For some reason, Powerpoint will not let me insert AAC files as sound files, so I'm looking for an easy way to convert about a dozen short AAC files so Powerpoint can recognize them.
posted by quintno on Nov 12, 2006 - 7 answers

Recommend a good HD-based hi-fi separate

Audio separates. Looking for standalone hard-disk based mp3 player. [more inside]
posted by saintsguy on Oct 24, 2006 - 10 answers

transcoding mp3s? To aac?

I just bought a new 8gb ipod nano. I've got about 11gbs I want to shove onto the player. So, I'm thinking about stepping down the bit rates of my mp3s. How should I do it? [more inside]
posted by bluejayk on Sep 22, 2006 - 21 answers

AAC with mp3 players

Are there any MP3 players that will play .acc files other than an iPOD, or am I screwed [more inside]
posted by tirebouchon on Apr 21, 2006 - 14 answers

How do I listen to an APE file?

How do I listen to an APE file? [more inside]
posted by erd0c on Jan 29, 2006 - 11 answers

transcode files from flac and shn to aac or mp3 using OS X?

How to transcode files from flac and shn to aac or mp3 using OS X? What UNIXy tools will help me? [more inside]
posted by nowonmai on Jan 28, 2006 - 7 answers

Music loss shock horror

What's the best way to regularly back up 10-15 gigs of music? [more inside]
posted by selfnoise on Jun 16, 2005 - 16 answers

Fighting the Man

Has anyone tried to fight the RIAA and Movie Studios by arguing that copyrights can be interpreted laterally instead of just horizontally? [more inside]
posted by trinarian on Apr 17, 2005 - 19 answers

Crackles Three Seconds Into Any MP3/AAC Played in iTunes?

Crackling MP3s/AACs. I'm encoding with iTunes, and a lot of my tracks have a noticeable crackle about three seconds in. It's regardless of choosing AAC or MP3 as my format. What's causing it and how can I fix it?
posted by bonaldi on May 4, 2004 - 7 answers

What is the best Windows application for creating reports of digital music collections?

What is the best Windows application for creating reports of digital music collections? I need it to support both MP3 and AAC. I would prefer customizable HTML output but would settle for Text. I have tried several popular applications but none have supported AAC and their reporting capabilites have been minimal. I am looking for something that can create reports with just artist and album titles as well as the more typical every file/song reports.
posted by agregoli on Apr 4, 2004 - 7 answers

Are CD's ripped with iTunes AAC less portable than MP3s?

If I rip my CDs with iTunes, and select the "AAC Encoder," will the files be any less portable than MP3s? Can most MP3 player apps/devices handle them? Are they all intrinsically copy-protected? Are there real quality benefits? (I'm asking on behalf of someone who has already invested serious time in ripping, using iTunes' - you guessed it - default settings).
posted by scarabic on Feb 3, 2004 - 15 answers

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