amarok & flac

Art Alexion art.alexion at
Mon Nov 13 16:00:58 UTC 2006

On Friday 10 November 2006 16:21, Greg Meyer wrote:
> On Friday 10 November 2006 10:40 am, Art Alexion wrote:

> > Yes, it seems xine can't play flacs with tags, but plays flacs without
> > tags.   No.  Vorbis tags don't play any better.  I write my tags using
> > easytag, and this stops them from playing.

> easytag may fill in the vorbis comments *and* write an id3 tag, I am not
> sure. It seems lots of taggers do this.  It's the presence of the id3 tag
> that seems to trip up xine, not wether the vorbis comments are filled in. 
> I will test this a bit this weekend.

Right you are.  Easytag was adding id3 as well as vorbis tags.  It is a 
preference setting for new tagging, but it doesn't seem like stripping the 
tags once they are entered helps.

Art Alexion

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