Question about taglib abilities

Антон Сергунов setosha at
Sun Jul 15 14:52:04 UTC 2012

Most common id3 encoding problem is using local 8bit win encoding in Latin1
fields. You can use special Latin1 handler or (better works for me) if
string is in Latin1 convert it to local 8 bit windows encoding.
15.07.2012 21:35 пользователь "Christian Convey" <christian.convey at>

> I'm new to ID3 tag handling.  Can you tell me if taglib can be used to
> solve a particular problem?
> I have MP3 files frm a podcast, and I suspect that there's an
> inconsistency between the actual encoding of the ID3v2.2 Title field,
> and the byte that states what encoding is used for that string.
> Can taglib tell me which encoding the file *claims* to have for that field?
> And can I get taglib to give me the bytes in the ID3v2.2 Title field
> *without* taglib automatically performing some kind of
> character-encoding translation?
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