what encoding does taglib use when using setTitle,setAlbum etc?

Scott Wheeler wheeler at kde.org
Tue Sep 7 14:44:29 CEST 2010

On Sep 7, 2010, at 1:45 PM, berlinud wrote:

> I am wondering if I could change the encoding used when writing mp3  
> tags(by setTitle(),setAlbum(),etc).
> so first of all I want to know what encoding taglib uses as default.

It uses ISO-8859-1 by default.  You can set it to UTF8 with:


Note, however, that even by default if you try to save a frame with  
characters that aren't a part of ISO-8859-1, TagLib will automatically  
convert the frame to UTF8.


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