APIC frames added with taglib don't show in Windows Media Player

Roel roel_v at stack.be
Sat May 20 19:17:43 CEST 2006

Lukáš Lalinský wrote:
> But the more important thing is that Windows Media Player can't read ID3v2.4
> tags. So if it doesn't see ID3v2.3 tags in a file, it fallbacks to ID3v1 and
> obviously can't show the album art.

Ah I see, that could very well be the problem. My first, probably naive, 
attempt was to change ID3V2::Header::render() to put 2.3 as the version 
number, but that didn't work. Is there a way to make TagLib write v2.3 
tags? How do other people cope with this - simply accept that tags 
written with TagLib won't be readable by (most) other media players? 
Should I fall back to an older version of TagLib - if so which one? I 
tried browsing the web-svn but although I can see the files and their 
history, I can't view old versions there. Thanks.



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