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

Roel roel_v at stack.be
Sat May 20 21:25:53 CEST 2006

Lukáš Lalinský wrote:
> The main difference between 2.3 and 2.4 is in lack of UTF-8 in 2.3 and in format
> of frame sizes (2.3 uses 32 bit integers, 2.4 uses "synch-safe" integers). There
> is actually a few more differences (extended header, support for footers, ...),
> but TagLib doesn't write tags with these features so they can be simply ignored.
> I have a patch with code that allows TagLib to write both 2.4 and 2.3 tags
> somewhere, but this code doesn't convert 2.4 specific frames to 2.3 and vice
> versa. So it works only if you can guarantee that you will be using frames
> supported by selected ID3 version.

I don't need any of the features of 2.4, I just want to write tags that 
are compatible with as many media players as possible. Could you send me 
the patch, or tell me where I can find it? Thanks in advance!



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