m4a support

Stein Bjorklund steinmb at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 01:16:24 CEST 2005

> > > It is a popular format amongst iTunes/iPod users. I`m using Amarok
> > > ver.1.2.3 playing my favorite iPod tunes, but I`m really missing the
> > > m4a support on meta data.
> >
> > http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=79833#c4
> >
> > See the comment there.  I'm not opposed to implementing support, but until
> > somebody gives me a spec for it and the guys actually standardize on
> > something it's not going to happen.  There's also the problem that I don't
> > have any means of testing interoperability with iTunes (as I don't have
> > Windows or Mac) -- so that's also a bit dangerous.

Sorry forgot: 
You don`t need a mac og win to test this. Alle you need is a AAC
encoded file from iTunes and that can I help you with :) This is from
my Linux laptop:

"mp4info Mew_Am_I_Wry_No.m4a"

mp4info version 1.2
Track   Type    Info
1       audio   MPEG-4 AAC LC, 294.754 secs, 128 kbps, 44100 Hz
 Metadata Name: Am I Wry? No
 Metadata Artist: Mew
 Metadata Writer: Mew
 Metadata Tool: iTunes v4.6.0.15, QuickTime 6.5.1
 Metadata Year: 2003
 Metadata Album: Frengers
 Metadata track: 1 of 10
 Metadata Genre: Alternative & Punk
 Metadata Tempo: 0

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