cover art on wma files?

jon bird news at
Sun Jun 27 21:35:09 CEST 2010

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<AANLkTinxtR6G4_dFlQOQtnJEm-xcWIHzWzAF75yGIIhd at>, Lukáš 
Lalinský <lalinsky at> writes
>On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 10:28 PM, jon bird <news at> wrote:
>> Could be me.... but I had a look and can't see any examples - or even
>> anything obvious which reads album artwork from .wma files yet I'm
>> fairly sure from past discussions on here that capability is supported.
>> Can somebody point me in the right direction please?
>TagLib includes the low-level framework for reading images from WMA
>files, but doesn't include a "nice" API for it. Cover art images are
>stored in the binary WM/Picture attribute [1] and follow the ID3 APIC
>frame format. So, you can get the WM/Picture attribute via
>ASF::Tag::attributeListMap()["WM/Picture"], get the binary data from
>the attribute and parse it using ID3v2::AttachedPictureFrame. I
>haven't done this myself, but I think it should work.
Thanks - I will investigate further when I get time and report back.

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