[CentOS] AAC in .m4a command line tagging ???

Alice Wonder alice at domblogger.net
Sun Jun 19 10:56:20 UTC 2016


On 06/19/2016 03:11 AM, Alice Wonder wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Software patents suck but but unfortunately for speech, MP3 (also still
> patented until end of next year) also sucks - for html5 audio served to
> iPhones where Safari doesn't support Ogg Opus and where bandwidth may be
> limited, AAC is a very attractive option.
>
> I have an AAC encoding solution for Linux but I don't have a way to tag
> them.
>
> Anyone know of Linux command-line tagger for .m4a files that produces
> tags that will work in iTunes? Preferably one that allows addition of
> album art as well as text tags. Something like eyeD3 (python script)
> would be great.
>
> Has to be command line so it can be automated on a server that does the
> transcoding.
>
> Thanks for suggestions.

Looks like python-mutagen might do it but it isn't nearly as abstracted 
as eyeD3 is.

Looks like a weekend coding project to create a script that meets my 
specific tagging needs.




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